Search underway for 3 in Miami Beach armed robbery

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Police continue searching for three suspects involved in an armed robbery caught on camera in Miami Beach.

The robbery occurred near 1903 Collins Avenue, around 1:40 a.m., Tuesday.

The victim said she was leaving a bar when one of the subjects walked up, grabbed her purse and began hitting her over the head.

Video shows the assailant approaching the woman and striking her multiple times. The woman can be seen falling to the ground, then getting up and running after the man who hit her.

The victim, who asked not to be identified or show her face on camera, told 7News the attack left her with three staples to her head.

“I’m not going to be same, like, I’m not going to walk down South Beach the same,” she said. ‘I’m going to always be, like, looking around. Even anywhere I go.”

Police believe that man and two others got away in a silver 2016 Nissan Rogue with dark tints.

If you have any information on this armed robbery, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a $1,000 reward.

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