BAD:Authorities search for pizzeria gunmen
MIAMI (WSVN) -- Police are searching for two armed men who attempted to rob a pizzeria.
On Dec. 5, at approximately 6:15 a.m. police responded to an attempted armed robbery at Casola's Pizzeria, located at 2437 SW 17 Ave.
Miami Police released surveillance footage, which shows the brutal beating of an employee. Authorities said 62-year-old James McCabe was preparing to close when he was approached in the kitchen area by two men, one with a gun. Surveillance footage shows the other man beating the 62-year-old repeatedly.
The men took off empty handed. "Knocking him almost unconscious. Once the first subject reaches the back office, he realizes that the office had been locked and quickly leaves," said Miami Police Detective Willie Moreno.
"As you can see, these individuals are considered violent. They're armed and it was unnecessary that they brought this individual to the ground the way they did," said Moreno.
Authorities said the 62-year-old pleaded with the men and even offered his own money. McCabe had to be transported to the hospital.
If you have any information on these suspects, call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS. Remember, you can always remain anonymous, and you may be eligible for a reward.