MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Police say they have made an arrest in connection to the attack of an elderly Miami Beach woman over the weekend.
Police said their suspect, Marvin Bravo, was found along the 1600 block of Bay Road with the help of a K9 unit.READ MORE: Stimulus Check Latest: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
Detectives said the attack took place on Saturday, March 20, at 6:50 p.m. in a building located near 38 Street and Collins Avenue.
Police said the victim and Bravo exited the elevator together on the same floor before the attack occurred.
The woman told police that she asked him if he was visiting someone. He then began to try to make small talk, according to the arrest report.READ MORE: Leftover From Hurricane Dorian, 58 Strays From The Bahamas Make Their Way To South Florida
Authorities said Bravo then grabbed the woman’s arms, pinned her against the wall, removed her mask and started kissing her as she tried to fight him off.
At that moment, according to police, another woman who lives on the same floor heard the woman screaming.
That woman told authorities she opened her front door and screamed at the man, who just walked away and exited through the building’s stairwell.MORE NEWS: Fatal Tamarac Shooting Under Investigation
Police said the victim was visibly shaken and showed scratches on her neck and chin.