CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Cape Coral police spent much of the day working to capture two men accused of going on a robbery crime spree. Investigators say it all started around 6 a.m. Friday morning with an attempted robbery, along with crimes at a 7/11 convenience store and a motel. The robbers made their way around town Friday before police caught up with them. First one of the suspects showed up at Achieva Bank off Del Prado. Police say a man wearing a mask pointed a gun at a woman who was getting money out of an ATM and she refused. "For some reason he got spooked, never got any money, they got in the car and took off," said Master Sergeant Patrick O'Grady with the Cape Coral Police Department.
They then landed at the 7/11 down the road, where the same man pulled a gun on two people in the parking lot at the gas station and got one of their wallets. Then he went inside and also threatened the gas station clerk for money who refused, that's when he fired a gun.
"He did shoot, but he didn't shoot her," said O'Grady. They fled the scene again in a stolen black Cadillac. Police later found the car at the Motel 6 in north Fort Myers and arrested the two suspects. Police have not said how they finally arrested the suspects. One suspect has been identified as 19-year-old Michael Noah Voll. We're not releasing the name or mugshot of the other suspect because he's a minor.
UPDATE 2 PM:
Two suspects were taken into custody whom police say are responsible for multiple attempted robberies in Cape Coral and North Fort Myers this morning.
Police apprehended them at a Motel 6 on Marina Town Lane in North Fort Myers.
UPDATE 9:48 AM
Cape Coral Police said they responded to an Achieva Bank located on Del Prado Blvd.
When police arrived, they met with a victim who said she was withdrawing money from the ATM.
A male wearing a black mask approached the victim, the suspect pointed a gun at her and demanded money.
The suspect left without receiving any money from the victim.
The suspect then went to a 7-11 where he pointed a firearm at the clerk and demanded money.
The clerk refused to give the suspect any money. The suspect fired his handgun and fled the scene.
The suspects were driving a stolen black, four-door Cadillac.
The Cadillac has been recovered in at Motel 6 North Fort Myers.
No one was injured during the robberies. The investigation is ongoing.
PLEASE RT: Man Wearing a Mask Commits Two Robberies https://t.co/L0SzbVPGyl— Cape Coral Police (@CapePD) August 9, 2019
Cape coral police just confirmed with us that they are investigating two separate robberies.
The first one was here at this 7-11 located at the intersection of Del Prado Blvd and Viscaya Parkway.
The other robbery took place at the Mobile gas station at Hancock Bridge Parkway and Orange River Blvd.
Multiple agencies were called here.
Police set up this perimeter around the 7-11.
Paramedics were seen putting a woman in an ambulance and being taken to the hospital.
Fox 4 is working to find out how she got hurt and the extent of her injuries.
The Cape Coral Fire Department was also here on the scene but left.
Officers were seen taking statements, interviewing witnesses, and talking to the store clerk.
We are working on getting more information.
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