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Two arrested for car burglaries in Cape Coral

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Posted at 12:30 PM, Dec 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-08 12:30:25-05

CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Quick actions by a witness and Cape Coral Police has led to the arrest of two Lee COunty men in a Cape Coral apartment complex.

The victim called police around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday, saying he saw somebody enter his car and steal items.  The victim confronted the man, who gave the items back then fled with a cohort.

Police responded and located the men in the area and determined they were the burglars.

19-year-old Austin Martin of Fort Myers and 22-year-old Michael Greene of North Fort Myers were arrested and charged with burglary of a vehicle and petit theft.

They are both in custody in the Lee County Jail on $5,750 bond.