Two Hispanic men had lunch at a Honduran cafe in Miami Thursday afternoon and then robbed four fellow patrons at gunpoint before fleeing with their belongings, Miami police say.
According to detectives, a struggle between one of the victims and one of the suspects took place before the armed suspect became agitated and shot into the ground. In fear for their lives, the victims gave the suspects the items from inside their pockets.
The suspects took off with the stolen goods, and into a gray or silver four-door Chevy Impala and fled westbound on Northwest 31st Street.
The robbery took place shortly after 3:15 p.m. at the Tipico on The Renyo Restaurant, 3002 NW Seventh Ave.
The suspects were caught on video from a neighboring business prior to the armed robbery. Police are looking for tips to apprehend the men.
The first suspect police say is between 30 and 40 years old and approximately 5 feet, 8 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt, blue jeans, a black baseball cap and black earrings in both ears.
The other suspect police say is 40 to 45 years old, slim-built, approximately 5 feet 6 inches tall and last seen wearing a black T-shirt, black jeans, black baseball cap and black cast on left hand. He also has a tattoo that reads “NO EXCUSE” on the right lower part of the arm.
Those with information who wish to remain anonymous can contact Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at (305) 471- TIPS (8477), visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select “Give a Tip” or Send a text message to 274637. Enter CSMD followed by the tip information and press send.