The attempted burglary was reported at a 20-story apartment building in May, WSVN-TVreported Friday.
“He was quite brazen, and he was all caught on camera,” Miami Police spokeswoman Kenia Fallat said.
The station reported that a security guard went to investigate and discovered it had been taken from the first floor all the way up to the eighth floor.
“When he got to the eighth floor, he pushed it onto the hallway and it appears that he was intending to take the money that was inside the vending machine,” Fallat told the station.
Police described the suspect as a man in his 50s or 60s with gray facial hair. He was wearing a dark colored baseball cap, turquoise shirt and jean shorts with black socks and sandals.