HOLLYWOOD (CBS4) – Gunshots filled the air early Tuesday morning in front of a Hollywood bank as two men reportedly tried to rob a Brinks truck at a Bank of America.
Hollywood police spokesman Lt. Manny Marino said they received a call just after 7 a.m. that there was an attempted armed robbery of two Brinks guards in front of a Bank of America branch at 1900 Tyler Street.READ MORE: Heat Alert: Miami Beats Boston 109-103 For 2-1 Series Lead
The armed robbers exchanged gunfire with one of the armored truck guards and witnesses said they heard at least five shots.READ MORE: Man Held Without Bond In Killing Of Baby, Babysitter In Coral Springs
“I was sitting in the living room watching the news when I heard five shots,” said David Millhorn. “Then a minute later, you heard one last shot and then it went quiet.”
“I live two blocks away from here,” said Jacob Mizrav. “I heard like five or six shots. I even smelled the gunpowder.”MORE NEWS: Report: South Florida Counties Have High COVID Levels, Despite CDC Numbers
No one was injured during the Tuesday morning robbery. The two suspects took off in what police described as a newer model, silver Toyota Camry. And according to Lt. Marino, it appears the robbers left without any money.