Fort Myers hotel heist

CREATED Jan. 26, 2014

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SOUTH FORT MYERS, Fla. - A hotel heist Sunday morning in Fort Myers leads to 5 arrests. 

We've learned four of those have been let go while one is now charged with robbery. 

Lee County deputies say the robber stormed into the America's Best Value Inn in South Fort Myers just before 8. 
 
The hotel is located in the 11000 block of South Cleveland Avenue. 
 
According to deputies, the thief stole cash, cigarettes and cell phones before taking off. The Getaway car crashed a short time later on Winkler Avenue.
 
One of the people in the car was taken to Lee Memorial Hospital after being bit by a K-9 officer.