(December 1, 2018)-  UPDATE! On November 21, 2018, around 3:12 AM, Cape Coral Police responded to a call for service at 1829 Skyline Blvd (Circle K) in reference to a robbery with a firearm. One male pulled a handgun out of a back pack, and put a mask on his face, and then entered the store with another male. The original release can be found here.

The Cape Coral Police Department Major Crimes Unit investigated the robbery and with the help of tips through Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers the two suspects were identified. The investigation revealed that Jose Antonio Lopez Jr (W/M, DOB: 06/12/1998, 305 Detroit Ave, Fort Myers) and Nikolas Tyler Mako (B/M, DOB: 03/28/2000, 1914 Coronado ST, Fort Myers) were the suspects from the robbery with a firearm.

Lopez Jr and Mako were arrested and transferred to the Lee County Jail. They were both charged with Robbery with a Firearm and Petit Theft.

This is yet another example of the great partnership of the citizens of Cape Coral and its Police Department.

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ARRESTED: Jose Antonio Lopez Jr, W/M, DOB: 06/12/1998, 305 Detroit Ave, Fort Myers

CHARGES: Robbery with a Firearm and Petit Theft

ARRESTED: Nikolas Tyler Mako, B/M, DOB: 03/28/2000, 1914 Coronado ST, Fort Myers

CHARGES: Robbery with a Firearm and Petit Theft

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