Man attempts to rob parking garage attendant at knifepoint, Miami Beach police say

Surveillance video captures incident at Lincoln Place parking garage

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. – Miami Beach police are searching for a man who attempted to rob a parking garage attendant at knifepoint.

The incident was reported about 4:30 a.m. Thursday at the Lincoln Place parking garage at 1601 Washington Ave.

According to an incident report, a white, possibly Hispanic man, parked his car near the attendant's booth, entered the booth and demanded money from the cash register while holding a knife to the woman.

"He comes to me, knocks on my door, so I open it. He pushed me and said, 'give me money,' and I said, 'what money?'" Rose Senevil told Local 10 News. 

The man's face was partially covered with a white shirt, police said.

The victim did not give the man any cash. Surveillance video shows him repeatedly pushing buttons in an attempt to open the register.

After a few minutes, the man leaves in what appears to be a 2-door 1995 Chevrolet Camaro convertible.

The car's license plate was covered by a cloth or piece of clothing.

Police said he drove through the wooden gate, breaking the arm barricade.

No money was taken and the victim was not injured.

Anyone with information about the man's identity is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.


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