Amazon delivery truck stolen at gunpoint in Miami Gardens
Police searching for 2 men
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. – Police are searching for two men who they say stole an Amazon delivery truck at gunpoint Wednesday morning in Miami Gardens.
The carjacking was reported about 6 a.m. in the area of Northwest 15th Avenue and 155th Terrace.
Miami Gardens police spokeswoman Doretha Hall said the victim saw two men in a Jeep Cherokee stopped in the middle of the road with the hood up and asked is they need help.
Hall said he was speaking to one of the men when the other approached him from the other side of the truck pointing a gun at him. The driver got out of the truck and the armed man took off in his vehicle.
The truck was later found near Northwest 145th Street and 13th Avenue in North Miami. Only empty orange bins were left inside.
The driver was not injured.
Police said they are searching for two black men between the ages of 40 to 50. According to authorities, the man driving the Jeep is about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, has a medium build and facial hair and was wearing an orange vest. Police said the armed robber was wearing something that partially covered his face.
"We take incidents of this nature very seriously and are grateful the delivery service provider's driver is safe," an Amazon representative said in a statement. "We are cooperating with the police investigation and will work with customers to resolve any issues."
Anyone with information about the carjacking is asked to call detectives at 305-474-1615 or Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.
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