Thank you for your question. Yes, it is an interesting looking insect! This is a robber fly, a beneficial insect as it preys on other insects. It will attach beneficial insects as well as insects that cause problems to plants and people.
Here is some additional information from Bug of the Week on robber flies. http://bugoftheweek.com/blog/2018/8/20/robber-flies-steal-lives3-red-footed-cannibal-fly-ipromachus-...