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Man charged with two convenience store robberies in Lee County

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Posted at 7:45 AM, Aug 26, 2019

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Lee County deputies say they've caught the man who robbed a Fort Myers convenience store Sunday morning.

Deputies say 20-year-old Christian Torrez pulled out a gun and demanded money from the cashier, and fled on foot with the cash. This happened around 3:40 a.m. Sunday at
the Circle K on Summerlin Road at John Morris Road.

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Suspect in robbery at Circle K on Summerlin Road on August 26, 2019.

Torrez was quickly identified as the suspect in this robbery and another robbery at a 7-Eleven on Summerlin Road back in May. He was even wearing the same sweatshirt.

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Suspect in armed robbery at Fort Myers 7-Eleven store on May 2, 2019.

Now Torrez is in jail, facing two charges of robbery with a firearm.

His bond has not been set.

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Christian Torrez