Armed Suspect Wanted for Robbery in Miami-Dade: Police

Miami-Dade Police are asking for the public's help identifying a suspect who assaulted and robbed a man outside a convenience store.

It happened on April 21 around noon at 1735 Northwest 69th Terrace in northwest Miami-Dade.

MDPD said the 54-year-old victim entered the store and shortly after, the suspect was observed entering the store and walking around aimlessly.

Police said the suspect then followed the victim as he left, then confronted him with a firearm and attempted to snatch the chain from his neck.

The victim tried to run back into the store, but his path was blocked by the armed suspect, who struck him in the face and head with the firearm.

The victim was able to free himself and run into the store, where he was assisted by store clerks. Miami-Dade Fire Rescue treated the victim for a contusion to his head and lacerations to his face.

The suspect is described as 28-33 years of age, 5'7" and 160 pounds. He was armed with a black, semi-automatic firearm.

Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (305) 471-TIPS.

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