Man ambushes woman, robs West Melbourne store
Updated On: Feb 27 2014 12:23:13 PM EST
Police are investigating a robbery in Melbourne that occurred early Saturday morning.
The manager of Advance America Cash Advance was approached by a man at 8:30 a.m. as she was opening the store for business, police said. The store is at 2265 West New Haven Ave. in West Melbourne.
The man implied that he had a gun and followed the woman inside the store demanding cash, according to a news release from West Melbourne police.
The man fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash, and there were no reported injuries. He is believed to be driving a late 1990s or early 2000s Ford Crown Victoria.
Detectives ask anyone with information to contact Crimeline at 800-423-8477. Callers remain anonymous and may be eligible for an award.