Why would anyone hold up a 7-Eleven? They bring so much frozen joy to the world.
Why would anyone hold up a 7-Eleven? They bring so much frozen joy to the world.

Driver Held Hostage in His Own Delivery Truck

In today's roundup of crimes and various horrible things: a delivery man is held hostage in his own truck, two men hold up a 7-Eleven (no Slurpees were harmed), pipes burst, moms cry, and water is contaminated.

  • A hostage situation played out yesterday morning in the parking lot of the Walgreen's on 200 SW 13th St. A man forced a delivery truck driver into the back of his own refrigerated truck, stole his wallet, and then drove off before abandoning the man and the truck. [NBCMiami]
  • On July 4, two men held up the 7-Eleven on Biscayne Boulevard at NE 118th Street and made off with some cash. [WSVN]
  • A burst water pipe caused flooding and damage to a North Miami apartment complex. [WSVN]
  • An apartment in Hialeah somehow hijacked the address of an insurance company in Jacksonville in a scheme to possibly steal payments. [NBCMiami]
  • High levels of pollutants have been found in the water near the Falls mall, so the health department has told residents to avoid drinking, swimming, or bathing in it. [CBS4]
  • The mother of the 4-year-old boy who accidentally shot himself speaks to the media: "I know he's in a better place, so I know he's not suffering. I just have to get through this part." [WSVN]

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send:

Newsletters

All-access pass to top stories, events and offers around town.

Sign Up >

No Thanks!

Remind Me Later >