Hialeah ‘alert citizen’ leads police and FBI to suspected bank robber

HIALEAH, Florida. – A 38-year-old Florida City man was arrested Tuesday in connection with a bank robbery earlier this month, the FBI announced Wednesday.

Hakeen Ashon Mixson was taken into custody by the Hialeah Police Department after receiving a tip from a “citizen alert”, FBI spokesman Jim Marshall confirmed.

Mixson is accused of stealing from a Space Coast Credit Union, located at 7171 SW 117th Ave. in Miami on April 15.

According to Marshall, the tipster realized the description of an Alfa Romeo sedan the suspect got away in was parked near another Space Coast Credit Union at 1120 W. 49th St. in Hialeah on Tuesday.

Mixson is now in federal custody.

“The FBI commends the actions of the alert citizen and also thanks the media who released information about the April 15 theft to the public,” Marshall said in an email. “The Hialeah PD, Miami PD, South Florida Violent Crime/Fugitive Task Force and FBI are continuing their investigation.”

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Marshall said the investigation is still ongoing. While Mixson is in custody, the FBI is still asking anyone with further information to call 754-703-2000.

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