Wearing masks and holding guns, two men entered a Pembroke Park Family Dollar store last week, stole thousands of dollars and left four women’s hands and feet bound in duct tape.
The reason: One of the men felt slighted by the store after his “home-girl” didn’t get hired.
The robbery, which was caught on the store’s surveillance tape, happened at 10:15 p.m. Sept. 23 at 4100 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd.
The two men, who were wearing sweatshirts with hoods, walked in and lead three employees and a customer — who was an employee on maternity leave — to the back, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office.
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Deputies said the victims were patted down and their cells phones, wallets and personal items were taken.
One of the men forced an assistant manager to open the safe and put the money in a backpack. The video shows the employee opening the safe and stacks of cash being placed in what appears to be a blue bag.
When the men left, the victims broke free from the tape and pressed the panic button.
Deputies believe the same men are responsible for other robberies in the area.
Anyone with information is asked to call BSO Detective Victor Carrasquillo at 954-321-4208, Crime Stoppers of Broward County at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org. Crime Stoppers will pay up to $3,000 for information that leads to an arrest.