Detectives on Friday released surveillance video of a man the Broward Sheriff's Office calls the "loose change robber." He counted his change at a North Lauderdale convenience store as he appeared to be making a purchase – but when the cash register opened, he grabbed money inside it and fled, the BSO said.
Broward's "loose change robber" is in custody after a viewer recognized him in surveillance video.
Christian Lee Fletcher, 42, is being held on charges of larceny/petit theft and probation violation, according to the Broward County Sheriff's Office.
The surveillance video shows Fletcher walking around a North Lauderdale gas station convenience store at 7100 West McNab Road on May 7th.
He starts off by browsing through merchandise. Then, he grabs a drink and approaches the cashier with a dollar and loose change. He asks the clerk to add a cigar to his purchase, and when the cash register opens, Fletcher grabs the money and runs off.
He was seen getting into a gold, four-door Camry.
Jail records show he is being held without bond for violating his probation for an unrelated crime. It is unknown if he has an attorney.
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