Police are still searching for a teenager who assaulted a Broward sheriff’s deputy at a BurgerFi restaurant Monday night, authorities said.
On Wednesday, the Broward Sheriff’s Office issued a warrant for Bernardo Oliveira Cardosa Vieira, 17, who will face charges for battery on a law enforcement officer, as well as disorderly conduct and resisting arrest violently.
The customer became unruly around 8 p.m. in the restaurant at 2009 NE Second St. in Deerfield Beach, police said. A deputy who was on foot patrol nearby was called to help escort him from the building.
But the patron began to fight with the deputy and fled after being pepper-sprayed, police said. The deputy was not hurt in the scuffle.
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Sheriff’s deputies have continued to search for him since Monday night, they said. Boca Raton police also became involved in the search, according to the Palm Beach Post.