Sheriff’s Agents Seek Strong-Arm Robbery Suspects
By SpaceCoastDaily // April 26, 2013
CSI BREVARD – BREAKING NEWS
Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a strong armed robbery in the parking lot of the Merritt Square Mall, 777 East Merritt Island Causeway, at about 4 p.m. Friday.
BREVARD COUNTY • MERRITT ISLAND, FLORIDA – Brevard County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a strong armed robbery in the parking lot of the Merritt Square Mall, 777 East Merritt Island Causeway, at about 4 p.m. Friday.
The suspects fled in an older model Hyundai and were described as wearing all black clothing. One suspect was wearing a red ball cap and one had a thick dreadlock hairstyle.
While searching for the suspects, deputies observed a vehicle they believed may be involved and it fled into a neighborhood off North Banana River Drive.
DRIVER FLED SCENE ON FOOT
Deputies did not pursue the vehicle, and several minutes later the vehicle crashed into a tree at Martin Boulevard and Capeview Street. The driver then fled the scene on foot and was later apprehended hiding in the yard of a vacant residence on Capeview Street.
The suspect was concealing himself in thick underbrush and failed to comply with the deputies commands, at which time he was apprehended by a Brevard County Sheriff’s Office K-9.
Anyone with information about this incident is urged to call CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS (8477). All calls to CRIMELINE are confidential, and callers can remain anonymous and are eligible for a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest.