Man sought in Thanksgiving weekend armed robberies

Police say man robbed 3 stores in Hialeah, 1 in Miami Springs


HIALEAH, Fla. – Police are trying to identify a man responsible for the armed robberies of three stores in Hialeah and one in Miami Springs during the Thanksgiving weekend.

Hialeah police said the first robbery occurred Saturday afternoon at a convenience store on East 10th Street. Police said the man pointed a gun at the clerk and demanded money from the cash register. Before he got away, he fired a shot into a cooler.

Three other robberies occurred the next day, beginning with a Chevron gas station on Palmetto Drive in Miami Springs.

The next robbery occurred at a Marathon gas station on West 12th Avenue. The final robbery occurred at a Valero gas station on West 16th Avenue.

Police said the man is considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information about the robberies is asked to call Hialeah police at 305-687-2525 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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