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Family Dollar burglary suspect injured during fall from roof

Man taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center

MIAMI – A suspect was injured Tuesday morning during a burglary at a Family Dollar store in Miami.

Police were called to a burglary at the Family Dollar on Northwest 36th Street near Northwest 11th Avenue shortly before 4:30 a.m.

Miami police Officer Michael Vega said a man broke into the store through the roof before falling.

A view from Sky 10 showed two people examining a hole in the roof with a flashlight.

Inside the store, there was damage to the ceiling and objects scattered on the floor.

Police seized a bicycle believed to belong to the suspect.

The suspect, later identified as Pedro Rodriguez, was taken to Jackson Memorial Hospital’s Ryder Trauma Center. The extent of his injuries was not immediately known.

Pedro Rodriguez was injured after falling from the roof of a Family Dollar during a burglary.

Natasha Wright went to the Family Dollar to buy some toilet paper, but she couldn’t get inside because the store was part of a crime scene.

Wright called it a “dumb crime.”

“You did all that. Now you (are) hurt and you (are) going to jail," she said.


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