Arrest Made in Robbery at University of Miami Metrorail Station: Coral Gables Police

Coral Gables Police said they've made an arrest in last month's strong arm robbery at the University of Miami Metrorail station

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    Footage from the robbery at a Coral Gables Metrorail Station on Jan. 14, 2014. (Published Monday, Jan 20, 2014)

    Coral Gables Police said they've made an arrest in last month's strong arm robbery at the University of Miami Metrorail station.

    Desmond Marcellas Jackson, 24, was arrested Wednesday in the Jan. 14 robbery at the station at 5400 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, police said Wednesday.

    Metrorail Robbery

    [MI] Metrorail Robbery
    Police are looking for a thief who robbed a man at the University of Miami Metrorail station in Coral Gables last week. The robbery happened Jan. 14 when the suspect rushed the victim holding two rocks in his hands, Coral Gables Police said Monday. (Published Monday, Jan 20, 2014)

    Police said Jackson stole the victim's iPhone and Kindle before fleeing.

    Thanks to an anonymous tip, the victim was able identify Jackson through a photo line-up, police said.

    Jackson was booked into the Miami-Dade jail on one robbery charge and was being held on $7,500 bond Wednesday. It was unknown whether he has an attorney.