Grand Theft Guayabera Caught on Camera in Coral Gables

Categories: Crime

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Guayaberas Etc. is a store in downtown Coral Gables that specializes in Cuban clothing and memorabilia. The shop is located right across from city hall. Last Friday, it was the victim of a blatant smash-and-grab robbery. On September 13, just after midnight, a man and woman smashed through the store's front door and made off with more than $9,000 in cash and merchandise, including 20 guayabera shirts. The whole caper was caught on camera.

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As seen in the video, after fiddling with the doors, the robbers grab a large rock and hurl it through the glass front door, kick the rest in, and enter the store.

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The man, clad in a red hoodie, goes for the cash register. He steals cash, Cuban coins, and other memorabilia on display.

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Meanwhile, his female accomplice rushes in to snatch about 20 guayabera shirts.

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The entire robbery took about a minute, and the couple wound up with a $9,000 haul. Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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