Homeless man turns himself in after robbing woman at ATM, police say

Jesus Martinez-Rodriguez, 49, accused of taking $680 from woman

By Amanda Batchelor - Senior Digital Editor

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. - A homeless man turned himself in to authorities Tuesday in connection with an armed robbery at an ATM in southwest Miami-Dade, authorities said.

According to an arrest report, Jesus Martinez-Rodriguez, 49, walked into the Hammocks police station and identified himself as the person who was captured on surveillance video earlier this month robbing the woman. 

The armed robbery was reported shortly before 8 a.m. Oct. 4 at a Chase Bank branch at 13745 SW 152nd St.

Police said the 60-year-old victim was trying to deposit money when Martinez-Rodriguez pulled a knife on her. 

Authorities said the victim complied with the robber's demands and handed him $680.

Martinez-Rodriguez was arrested on an armed robbery charge. 
 

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