Woman robbed at Melbourne ATM

Victim not injured in incident

File photo from Florida Today.
File photo from Florida Today.

MELBOURNE, Fla. – Melbourne police spent the overnight hours searching for a hooded man who snatched a woman’s money as she walked up to a bank ATM to make a deposit.

The robbery took place about 11 p.m. Tuesday at the Space Coast Credit Union at 3020 Lake Washington Road.

"The (victim) was walking up to the ATM and somebody ran up and snatched her money,” Melbourne police Cmdr. Dan Lynch told News 6 partner Florida Today.

The woman was not injured.

Police said the robber, who was wearing a hoodie, then ran from the scene toward the area of the Portofino Villas apartment complex. Several patrol officers arrived within minutes and searched the area but did not find the suspect. Anyone with information in the case is asked to call Melbourne police at 608-6422.