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Man arrested for attempted armed robbery at Publix in North Fort Myers

Posted at 8:22 PM, Dec 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-17 20:22:33-05

NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla — A man has been arrested after trying to force his way into the pharmacy while armed with a knife at Publix, 4065 Hancock Bridge Pkwy., in North Fort Myers.

According to deputies, another person in the store stepped in and stopped the robbery.

No injuries were reported.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office continues to investigate the incident.

FOX 4 will bring you more information as this story develops.