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Three suspects arrested for stealing vehicle and fleeing from Cape Coral Police

Posted at 11:32 PM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 00:18:02-04

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Lee County Sheriff Deputies and Cape Coral Police have arrested three people accused of stealing an SUV.

Fox 4 in your corner Rochelle Alleyne went live in Cape Coral at Southeast 24th avenue near Hancock.

Police say the incident happened around 10 PM when they received a call about a stolen vehicle.

The Sheriffs Office was able to track down the vehicle.

They found the vehicle abounded but still running.

A helicopter was dispatched to search the area along with Lee County Sheriffs to assist with the search.

Police were able to locate three suspects who fled into the surrounding community.

The suspects were taken into custody.

There is no threat to the surrounding communities.