Broward County

Couple accosted by armed robber outside apartment building

A man was sitting in a car parked in front of a Plantation apartment building when another man in a brown Mercury Grand Marquis pulled up next to him, got out of his car, pointed a gun and demanded money, police said.

On Wednesday, Plantation police released video of the incident that happened just after 8 p.m. Saturday at the Hamlet Apartments, 4561 NW 10th Court.

Police say Cruz Doomes was sitting in the passenger seat of a parked car, while Latonya Joseph was inside an apartment.

The video shows the robber parking his car, getting out and pointing a gun inside a white car. Meanwhile, Joseph had left the apartment and can be seen walking toward the car.

During the confrontation, the man fired his gun into the air, police said. No one was injured.

The robber left with the victims’ purse and wallet.

Anyone with information is asked to call Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS.

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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