Miami Beach Police arrest armed suspect who fled from officers

MIAMI BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) - Police have taken an armed suspect into custody in Miami Beach.

According to Miami Beach Police, officers received a call about two men fighting in the area of Lincoln Road and Washington Avenue, with one armed with a knife. At the same time, another caller said there was an armed robbery in the same vicinity. When an officer responded, the subject fled the scene brandishing a knife.

Police set up a perimeter near 16th Street and Washington Avenue to search for the suspect. The subject surrendered and police took him into custody at a nearby parking garage just before 12 p.m.

Miami Beach SWAT, Miami-Dade Police Aviation and K9 units from Miami Beach and the City of Miami were all called out to to help with the investigation.