A Florida man was arrested at Miami Beach International Airport after allegedly trying to steal a plane ticket.
Andrew Wiggins, 21, was allegedly trying “to steal a flight from Miami Beach to Atlanta” and he was arrested, according to WKMG-TV, which reported on the incident.
Wiggins was being held on $50,000 bond.
The arrest comes just days after police said they were investigating a series of thefts from the Miami-Dade airport, which has been the target of a series by criminals.
Authorities said the thefts had started with someone stealing a laptop from a baggage claim.
Authorities then said the person was trying to get into a private plane, where Wiggins was arrested.WISCONSIN, Wis.
– The arrest of a man who authorities say was trying “attempt to steal an airplane ticket” in the Miami Beach area came just days before the man was caught trying to commit an armed robbery at a Southwest Airlines baggage claim at the airport.
The man was being sought in connection with an armed carjacking at a WestJet baggage claim on March 3.
Wiley, of New Berlin, Wis., was booked into the Monroe County Jail on Monday.
A spokesman for Southwest Airlines said the airline has no comment.