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He bolted while trying on necklace at a jewelry store. BSO says they found the culprit.

Man bolts out of jewelry store with stolen necklace

The Broward Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying a man who bolted out of a Tamarac jewelry store after trying on a necklace on Oct. 14, 2017.
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The Broward Sheriff's Office is asking the public's help in identifying a man who bolted out of a Tamarac jewelry store after trying on a necklace on Oct. 14, 2017.

The man who bolted from a Tamarac jewelry store while trying on a necklace was caught, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

Louis Smith, 24, was arrested Thursday and charged with strong armed robbery.

Detectives say Smith walked into Nina's Jewelry and Watch Supercenter, 7112 N. University Dr., Tamarac, Tuesday and tried on a necklace and bolted, knocking someone down in the process.

On Wednesday, BSO released surveillance video of the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call BSO Robbery Unit Det. Mark Copley at 954-321-4738 or Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477).

Carli Teproff: 305-376-3587, @CTeproff

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