|Published:||Jun 17, 2011 4:33 AM EDT|
|Updated:||Jun 17, 2011 4:33 AM EDT|
FORT MYERS, Fla -- Fort Myers police are looking for three men who pistol whipped and stole a man's wallet in Fort Myers on Thursday afternoon.
Police say it happened at the intersection for Seminole Court and Seminole Avenue just after 3:15 p.m. When officers arrived, they found out that two men were riding their bikes when a van approached them from behind.
Witnesses said three men wearing ski-masks jumped out of the van and one of them was armed with a gun. The suspect armed with a gun fire one round and then chased the victims, catching one of them. He hit the victim in the head multiple times with a gun and then stole the victim's wallet.
The suspects fled the scene. Officers setup a perimeter using the Lee County Sheriff's Office helicopter but did not find the suspects. The victim was transported to the hospital with minor injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to call FMPD at 321-7700, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous.
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