FORT MYERS, Fla.- Four Fort Myers men are behind bars, accused of robbing a bank and trying to steal authorities arrested the men over the weekend and now they are in federal custody. The group tried to rob Capital Bank in Fort Myers last week.
According to the Department of Justice, the four men tried to rob this Capital Bank on McGregor Boulevard a week ago Monday. They weren't successful, but authorities were in tracking these alleged bank robbers down.
Federal investigators arrested 26-year-old Matthew Rollins and 31-year-old Michael Harrell for the bank robbery at a Wells Fargo in in Fort Myers back in August. Authorities claim, 27-year-old Maurice Colbert and 22-year-old Victor Wilson helped them try and rob Capital Bank last week.
The Department of Justice tells WINK News, Rollins and Harrel pulled off a violent armed robbery at the Wells Fargo, stealing an undisclosed amount of cash. Surveillance pictures show the men pulled out guns on the bank customers and tellers. Customers were ordered on the floor, right after the robbery, they told WINK News they were terrified.
All four men were arraigned in federal court on multiple charges. They face between twenty years to life behind bars if convicted.