Police: Suspect arrested in ATM attack

People are criticizing a bystander who didn't help a woman being robbed.

TAMPA, Fla. -- Anonymous tips have led Tampa police to a suspect in the attack and robbery of a woman inside an ATM vestibule.

Charles Omar McGee is jailed on an unrelated charge and will now face the additional charge of robbery, according to Tampa police.

At 1:42 a.m. Monday, surveillance video shows the victim at the Amscot store at 8409 N. Florida Ave. when the suspect watched her, according to Tampa police. He then attacks her and takes her cash. The video shows another woman inside watching the attack, but not helping.

The suspect fled the area on foot.

Crime Stoppers of Tampa Bay Inc. is offering a reward of up to $3,000 for information that leads to his identification and arrest. Anyone with any information on the case and who wants to be eligible for a cash reward is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-873-TIPS (8477), report the tip anonymously online by clicking here or send a mobile tip using the P3 Tips Mobile application. Crime Stoppers must be contacted first in order to be eligible for a cash reward.

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