UPDATE JULY 6, 2022, 4:54 PM: The subject was identified, arrested, and charged with Robbery. While his name and mugshot were made available, it will not be published as he is a 17 year-old juvenile.
MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, FL – The Miami-Dade Police Department, Robbery Bureau, is investigating a strong-arm robbery that took place aboard a Miami-Dade Transit bus on Monday, June 13, 2022 at approximately 9:35 a.m..
According to investigators, the subject and victim were both passengers on a Miami-Dade Transit bus. As the bus approached the stop, located at NW 103 Street and NW 27 Avenue, the subject stood up and walked towards the front of the bus. When the bus stopped and the doors opened, the subject forcibly grabbed the 63 year-old victim’s chain from his neck and fled on foot. The victim was not injured during this incident.
Detectives are seeking the assistance of the community with any information in this case, to include the identity or the whereabouts of the subject, who is described as a black male, 20-28 years old. The investigation continues.
Anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers (305) 471-TIPS (8477) or (866) 471-8477 or visit www.crimestoppersmiami.com and select Give a Tip.