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Coral Springs police seek thief who stole defibrillator from hotel

Coral Springs police seek thief who stole defibrillator from hotel

A life-saving device has been stolen from a hotel in Coral Springs and police are hoping surveillance pictures lead them to the thief who took it. A man was seen strolling through the lobby of the Marriott Hotel at Heron Bay, at 11775 Heron Bay Blvd. about 12:45 a.m. Friday. The device was discovered missing about 1:30 a.m., police said. He went into the hotel gym and removed a Powerheart Automated External Defibrillator G3 from its wall mount and replaced the device with a gym weight to prevent the alarm from sounding, investigators said. The devices are used to stabilize the heart rhythm of a person suffering cardiac arrest. They range in price from $1,000 to $2,500. The suspect...

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