MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A homeless man has been arrested following a terrifying incident with a couple on South Beach.
Eduardo Mendez, 36, is facing several charges, including aggravated assault with a weapon.READ MORE: New Daily Virus Cases In Florida Lowest Since July
It happened along the beach walk near Collins Avenue and 16 Street last week.READ MORE: Spacex's 1st Tourists Homeward Bound After 3 Days In Orbit
The victim told police that Mendez approached them. When they started to walk away, Mendez pulled out a gun and pointed it at him.MORE NEWS: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
Police said the victim’s friend was able to disarm Mendez, who took off running but was eventually arrested.