4 arrested in Miami Beach armed robbery

Suspects apprehended after crashing into police car in Miami


MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Four people were arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Miami Beach. 

Miami Beach police responded to the armed robbery in the area of 73rd Street and Harding Avenue Sunday morning. 

Police said Normarie DeJesus, Braulio Duran-Columna, Yonelis Echavarria and Keon Glanton approached a woman, placed a stun gun on her neck and demanded her purse. 

A fight for the purse ensued, and that's when the suspects used a stun gun on the two people and fled with the purse, police said. 

A car chase followed the robbery and ended in Miami when the suspect vehicle, a silver Nissan Altima, crashed into a police car. 

The suspects fled the scene after the crash. 

Later in the afternoon, the car was recovered in Hialeah and police arrested the four suspects. That's when the victim's property, along with the stun gun used by the suspects, were recovered inside the car. 

One of the victims was taken to Mount Sinai Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries. 

No police officers were injured in the crash.