Teen robbery suspect arrested in Cape Coral
Robbery detectives with the Lee County Sheriff’s Office have charged two teenagers with committing a robbery last Friday night at Luxxor Casino in Lehigh Acres.
Thanks to a Crime Stoppers tip, one suspect, 17-year-old David Blair of 1408 Kimdale St., E., in Lehigh Acres, was identified during the investigation. He was located and taken into custody Tuesday, June 7. He is the suspect seen beating the victim in video surveillance footage released to media.
The second suspect has been identified as 16-year-old John Scroggins of 101 Johns Ave., Lehigh Acres. He was tracked down early Wednesday morning by deputies assigned to the Bravo District SET Team. He was found at a residence in Cape Coral and taken into custody.
The investigation continues.
The two face charges of robbery with a weapon. They will be booked at the Lee County Juvenile Assessment Center.
— Source: Lee County Sheriff’s Office