MIAMI GARDENS, FLA. (WSVN) - Money was seen blowing in the wind and scattered along a parking lot in Miami Gardens after a suspected bank robber was caught by police following a standoff.
Officers with their guns drawn surrounding the man who, they said, robbed a TD Bank in Delray Beach with a machete, Tuesday.
The suspect was eventually caught near St. Monica Catholic Church, near Northwest 191st Street and 37th Avenue.
The suspected bank robber was cuffed and taken in, but before complying, he refused to get out of his car for several minutes, causing a nearby school to be put on lockdown and a lot of concern for people who live in the area.
Witnesses watched it all unfold.
“I wasn’t afraid or anything, because I was on the third floor, so whatever was happening down here, it was happening down here,” said witness Iris Ocasio.
According to witness Jesus Sanchez, many didn’t understand what was happening.
Sanchez said he saw a lot of movement and all the police activity, something that worried him and his neighbors.
He also said he’s now terrified because nothing like this has ever happened near his building before.
Fortunately, no one was hurt.
The suspect is now in the custody of the FBI.
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