18-year-old man arrested for armed robbery in Tice

Writer: Derrick Shaw
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Wualter Lagos, 18 – Photo courtesy of Lee County Sheriff’s Office.

A man was arrested for robbing a woman at gunpoint in Lee County early this morning.

Lee County Sheriff’s Office arrested Wualter Lagos, 18, for battery and robbery with a firearm near Palm Beach Boulevard and Waverly Avenue in Tice Saturday.

According to the LCSO press release, Lagos held a female victim at gunpoint and demanded her personal belongings.

A witness reported the crime to patrolling sheriff’s deputies a little after 2 a.m. Deputies responded to the scene and found the victim unharmed.

The victim said she was approached by an unknown male, armed with a handgun and demanded she give him her belongings. The male then fled the scene in a black Mitsubishi Eclipse.

Deputies found the suspected car and Lagos in the area shortly after and arrested him.

Lagos is in jail with no posted bond on the LCSO website.

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