Man Arrested After Trying to Rob Cocoa Beach Resident at Sea Oats Condos

By  //  August 2, 2022

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Kenneth E. Manahan, 56, arrested

Cocoa Beach Police arrested a homeless man on Monday after he tried to rob a Cocoa Beach resident late at night. (CBPD Image)

BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – Cocoa Beach Police arrested a homeless man on Monday after he tried to rob a Cocoa Beach resident late at night.

Kenneth E. Manahan, 56, was arrested Monday evening on August 1 at around 9 p.m. following an alleged robbery in a garage at the Sea Oats Condos, 4570 Ocean Beach Blvd.

Cocoa Beach Police responded to the area and met with the victim who reported that an individual, later identified as Manahan, came into his garage and attempted to steal his personal property.

Manahan struck the victim in an attempt to steal the property then fled after being met with resistance.

Cocoa Beach Police Officer Sean Bullard located Manahan a short distance away in Alan Shepard Park.

Manahan was subsequently taken into custody and charged with Robbery; Battery; Trespass After Warning (Shepard Park); Threats to Law Enforcement, and transported to the Brevard County Jail where he is being held on a No Bond status.