Police are searching for several robbers who stole an Amazon delivery truck and dumped it in Miami Gardens.
The robbery occurred Wednesday morning in the area of Northwest 156th Street and 15th Avenue, according to Miami Gardens police.
At least one robber was armed with a gun as the group carjacked the truck after it left an Amazon warehouse full of packages to deliver. One of the robbers was wearing a mask.
As the truck began making deliveries, the driver observed a vehicle stopped in the middle of the road with its hood up.
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One of the robbers waved to get the truck driver’s attention. The driver stopped to ask if the man needed help.
That’s when a second robber, wearing a mask and armed with a shotgun, jumped out from behind the car and approached the truck driver with a the gun while screaming at the driver.
The driver did not speak English, but got the message and climbed out of the Amazon truck.
That’s when the robber commandeered the truck and sped off. The other robber fled in the vehicle, which was said to be dark-colored and possibly a Jeep Cherokee, according to the Miami Gardens Police Department.
The truck was later found near Northwest 143th Street and 13th Court. The truck was carrying approximately 100 Amazon packages were not found.
Police and K-9 units searched the area near warehouses but did not find anyone.
Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS (8477).