A 72-year-old guard was shot during an armored truck robbery outside a check cashing store in Miami’s Allapattah neighborhood Friday morning.
The FBI put out a $5,000 reward for information on the suspect. In addition, Brinks is offering a $20,000 reward for the next 10 days.
The suspect, a young male, shot the guard in the leg after pushing him to the ground. The suspect ran away with a money bag in hand, authorities said. The incident occurred at the check cashing store at 2900 NW 27th Ave.
The victim is in stable condition at Jackson Memorial Hospital.
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Officials are looking for a man with “dark complexion” between 18 to 21 years old, about 5-foot-6, 130 lbs, with a a full, closely trimmed beard, wearing a black shirt and jeans.
FBI officials described the robbery as a “terrible and brazen” crime, but said it was too early in the investigation to call it premeditated.
Authorities asked anyone with information to call FBI at 305-944-9101.