LAUDERDALE LAKES, FLA. (WSVN) - The Broward Sheriff’s Office has released surveillance video footage of four men involved in a clumsy armed robbery outside of a Lauderdale Lakes liquor store.

Cameras were rolling outside of the liquor store on the 3800 block of Northwest 19th Street, catching a newer-model, white Volvo S90 sedan parking at approximately 7:15 p.m., Sunday.

Deputies said once a customer left the store, three men armed with handguns and long rifles made their way out of the vehicle.

“He is accosted by three armed men,” BSO spokesperson Gina Carter said. “Even putting down their assault rifle on the floor near the victim for several seconds, and then struggling to pick that weapon up off the floor.”

The crooks could be seen on the surveillance video surrounding the victim and pinning him to the ground as they searched him.

The men could be seen fumbling with different items multiple times throughout the armed robbery.

Deputies said at one point, the armed robbers struggled to collect a rifle placed on the ground near the victim.

At the same time, a fourth armed robber made his way out of the Volvo and into the victim’s car to take an unknown item.

The bewildered victim was then approached by a calmer member of the group, who demanded something more from him while pointing a handgun.

The victim then appears to peek inside of the Volvo as the assailants take off and pull out of the parking spot.

However, deputies are trying to identify the victim of the armed robbery because he left the scene before authorities arrived.

“So we’re looking for these four armed robbers. We’re also looking for the victim,” Carter said.

Investigators said it remains unclear whether the robbers and the victim know each other, but they want to talk to the victim.

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 $3,000 reward.

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