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Man charged with threatening couple with knife to steal their beer

Posted: 11:34 AM, May 14, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-14 11:34:38-04

BONITA SPRINGS, Fla. -- Lee County sheriff's deputies say they caught the beer bandit who trying to rob a couple walking home from a convenience store.

This happened in Bonita Springs.

Deputies arrested Pedro Francisco, who they say walked up to the couple and threatened them with a knife, demanding their beer.

They ran back to their house while he ran off.

Deputies found him a short time later.