Duo takes down accused arcade robber

Published: August 12, 2022 9:04 PM EDT
Updated: August 13, 2022 6:12 AM EDT
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Tawana Huffman mugshot. (CREDIT: LEE COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE)

A woman suspected of trying to rob the 777 Arcade in Fort Myers on Thursday was taken down by a team.

According to the Lee County Sheriff’s Office, Tawana Huffman is accused of wearing gardening gloves, a mask, a wig, and a long sleeve jacket at the 777 Arcade.

Inside the arcade, Huffman demanded money and threatened to start shooting.

Then, a customer and employee teamed up to take down the suspect.

An employee pepper sprayed Huffman in the face and a customer tackled her to the ground restraining her.

The arcade Huffman is accused of attempting to rob is at 4931 Buckingham Road in Fort Myers.