SARASOTA, FL — Sarasota police have recognized the person who walked right into a pawn store with a child Tuesday and made statements that brought about an worker of the enterprise to fret concerning the kid’s security.
“The person within the video has been recognized. The child has been situated and is protected,” stated Lt. Robert Armstrong of the Sarasota Police Division early Wednesday morning. “This investigation stays ongoing right now.”
Sarasota police earlier launched surveillance video of the person and requested for the general public’s assist in discovering him.
“It is unknown the connection between the person on the video and the kid,” Armstrong stated.
The incident occurred round 5:15 pm at A&F Pawn Jewellery and Mortgage, 1155 North Washington Boulevard in Sarasota.
“The worker was involved for the protection of the kid and contacted the Sarasota Police Division primarily based on statements the male made in the course of the contact with the clerk whereas he was within the retailer,” stated Armstrong.
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