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Police arrest a man posing as an Uber Eats driver after he tried to break into a home in Miami Shores

MIAMI SHORE, Florida. – Police have made an arrest after surveillance video caught a man trying to break into a home in Miami Shores.

Surveillance video showed the suspect, later identified as 22-year-old Brandon Rodriguez, walking to the front door and posing as an Uber Eats delivery man.

“He kind of walks around the front of the house and looks in the window to make sure nobody’s there,” said Andrea, the home’s owner, who asked not to be given her full name.

Mugshot for 22-year-old Brandon Rodriguez. (Miami-Dade County corrections)

Video shows the first suspect just looking out while an accomplice attempts the actual break-in.

Unexpectedly to the suspects, Andrea comes home and catches them in the act.

“I told him go away,” she said. “We made eye contact and he ran away.”

The guy who broke into the home initially escaped, but police were able to identify and arrest Rodriguez as the fake Uber Eats driver.

Authorities are still looking for the second suspect.

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“The detective told me they were involved in burglaries in the area,” Andrea said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Miami-Dade Crime Stoppers at 305-471-TIPS.

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