Cape Coral man arrested in North Fort Myers armed robbery

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NORTH FORT MYERS, Fla. A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection to an armed robbery at a convenience store late Sunday night on Pondella Road,  the Southwest Florida Crime Stoppers said.

Christopher Davies, of Cape Coral, was taken to the Lee County jail and faces charges of armed robbery, possession of cocaine and drug equipment.

The suspect, later identified as Davies, was found at a residence on Happy Road.

Davies allegedly walked into the Circle K just before 12 a.m. on 780 Pondella Road and with an AR-style rifle, according to a press release. He demanded money from the clerk, who then handed over a bag of cash.

Following the robbery, Davies allegedly fled the store and headed south on foot on Pondella Road, officials said.

Davies has a lengthy criminal pasts with incarceration for convictions including assault, disorderly intoxication and loitering and prowling, according to a press release. He also served time in state prison for criminal mischief.

It’s unclear when he’ll appear in court.

The Circle K released surveillance photos in hopes of finding the suspect.

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