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Officials hope audio will help identify masked crooks

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Authorities are hoping audio captured on a surveillance video system during an armed robbery at a Fort Lauderdale convenience store will help them identify the crooks.

According to Broward Sheriff's Office deputies, last Thursday, just before 11:30 p.m., a customer and clerk were chatting near the door of the Stop-N-Go at 1156 N.W. 31 Ave., in Fort Lauderdale, when two masked men stormed into the store and pointed their guns at both men. Broward Sheriff's Office Dani Moschella said, "While we may not be able to see their faces, someone who knows them, someone who's related to them may definitely be able to recognize them just from the sound of their voices and the way they move and what they're wearing."

"Let me get all that. Let me get all that," said one of the crooks to the clerk.

The clerk, 52-year-old Emdad Chaklader, said he handed over several hundred dollars while staring down the barrel of a gun. "He said, 'Move, move.' He said, 'Is the register open?' and I opened my register and he said, 'Give me your money," said Chaklader.

While one man pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded cash from the register, the other forced the customer to the floor at gunpoint and stole his wallet. "Whenever anyone has a gun in their hands, and they're that aggressive, and they're that angry, you never know what could happen,' said Moschella.

Chaklader, who said he's been robbed before with a knife at the same store, is willing to take a chance to keep working there but wants the crooks in jail. He said he does not have a choice but to remain behind the register. "I need the job, you know?" said Chaklader.

Neither victim was injured. Police are now hoping the audio in the video will help identify the robbers.

If you have any information on this armed robbery, call Broward County Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.

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