Suspect in 2 Cape Coral robberies arrested
FOX 4 Staff
CAPE CORAL, Fla. - Cape Coral police arrested a 36-year-old man for one robbery last night and tied him to a second hold up from the night before.
Robert Napoli of Cape Coral is charged with robbery and carrying concealed firearm.
Officers responded to a robbery call at the Lucky Star convenience store at 437 Cape Coral Parkway and reviewed a surveillance video that showed a white van parked in the alley behind the store and a white male exit the van and leave the frame. He was seen a few moments later running back to the van and driving away.
After determining the correct make and model of the van officers made a traffic stop on a van fitting the description and found the driver had concealed a handgun in the van.
The store clerk identified Napoli as the robber and he confessed and was arrested.
Detectives then contacted the clerk from Thursday night's robbery at the 7-Eleven at Chiquita Boulevard and Gleason Parkway and showed the clerk a photo line up. The clerk identified Napoli as the robber. Charges in that case are pending.