FORT MYERS, Fla.- The Fort Myers Police Department is searching for three suspects accused of robbing the Travel Lodge, located at 4760 Cleveland Avenue, at 3:19 a.m.
The suspects entered the business, concealing their identity with masks. One subject, armed with a handgun, jumped the clerk's counter and demanded cash from the attendant, while the other two robbers removed a stand-alone ATM machine located in the hallway.
The three robbers fled in a light-colored, large passenger van toward Cleveland Avenue. There were no injuries during the incident and the robbers took an undisclosed amount of cash.
Anyone with information is asked to a call FMPD Detective John Price at 321-7742, Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS or text message C-R-I-M-E-S (274637) Keyword FMPD. Tipsters can remain anonymous. Anyone with information that leads to an arrest and conviction of the robbery suspects could be eligible for a reward of up to $5,000.