Witness Fires Gunshot To Break Up Robbery Near Richmond Heights Popeyes Restaurant, Suspect Detained - NBC 6 South Florida

Witness Fires Gunshot To Break Up Robbery Near Richmond Heights Popeyes Restaurant, Suspect Detained

Miami-Dade Police say the incident took place just after 11:30 a.m. Thursday outside a Popeyes restaurant

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    Woman Intervenes During Robbery at Miami-Dade Popeyes

    A woman fired a gun to break up a robbery in progress at a Popeyes restaurant in Miami-Dade. NBC 6's Stephanie Bertini reports.

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019)

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    • Investigators say a female witness attempted to intervene and pulled out a gun before firing the shot.

    A man was taken into custody after an alleged armed robbery attempt outside a Richmond Heights fast food restaurant ended when an armed witness fired a gunshot into the air.

    Miami-Dade Police say the incident took place just after 11:30 a.m. Thursday outside a Popeyes restaurant near the intersection of Southwest 152nd Street and 112th Avenue.

    According to police, an adult male suffered minor injuries after he was the victim of what officers called a strong-armed robbery.

    Investigators say a female witness attempted to intervene and pulled out a gun before firing the shot, which caused the suspected robber to flee the scene.

    Woman Fires Gun to Break Up Robbery Outside Popeyes

    [MI] Woman Fires Gun to Break Up Robbery Outside Popeyes

    A woman fired a gun to break up a robbery outside a Richmond Heights Popeyes, Miami-Dade Police said.

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019)

    Cell phone footage taken by a witness showed the robbery taking place and the woman walk up with her gun drawn. The camera moves away and a gunshot is heard in the background before the video ends.

    The suspect, who was not identified, was detained after being found at a nearby home and taken in for questioning.

    Officials did not say what charges he may face or if the female witness could face any charges as well.

    Woman Fires Gun, Breaks Up Robbery Outside Miami-Dade Popeyes

    [MI] Woman Fires Gun, Breaks Up Robbery Outside Miami-Dade Popeyes

    RAW: Witness video shows an armed woman intervening and firing a gunshot in a robbery outside a Richmond Heights Popeyes in Miami-Dade

    (Published Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019)

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