Driver flees after crashing into Miami police vehicle during chase, authorities say

Crash reported near Family Dollar store armed robbery


MIAMI – A driver fled the scene Tuesday after crashing into a Miami police car following a chase, authorities said.

Sky 10 was above Northwest Third Avenue and 71st Street shortly before 12:30 p.m. and saw a large police presence in the area.

Miami police said the crash happened near a Family Dollar store at 7200 NW Second Ave., where an armed robbery was reported.

Detectives do not believe at this time that the two crimes are related.

Anyone with information about either incident is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. 

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