Cape Coral, Florida – a news report posted on nbcdash2.com reports that three teenagers, all 17 years of age, were arrested for stealing a car parked at a Cape Coral 7-Eleven back in February 2020. The crime was all caught on surveillance video cameras at the 7-Eleven. According to the news report, two teams were from Tampa, Florida, and one from Valrico, Florida. According to the Cape Coral Police, all of the teenagers are facing criminal charges for their part in stealing a motor vehicle approximately three months ago.
According to police, the news report states that the teenagers traveled to Cape Coral, Florida, from different cities throughout Florida and were spending the night on the streets back on February 22, 2021. The following day the three teenagers were seen at a McDonald's parking lot located on Parkway E in Cape Coral, Florida. At approximately 7 AM, two of the teens walked to a 7-Eleven that was located close to the McDonald's restaurant.
According to the Cape Coral police report, the teens allegedly waited for a person to pull up and exit their vehicle leaving the car running and unlocked. After the two teenage girls found a car unlocked and running, they entered the vehicle and drove the vehicle back to the McDonald's parking lot in order to pick up the third teenager who is waiting for them, according to surveillance video camera footage.
The three teenage girls then took off in the vehicle and left Cape Coral, Florida. The stolen vehicle was recovered two days later in the state of Mississippi after the teenage girls lead police on a high-speed pursuit, police reported. The driver was arrested and charged in Mississippi with felony fleeing and eluding.
The three 17year old teenage girls were then placed into police custody, and then we're transferred back to the state of Florida. After the Cape Coral police investigated the incident, two of the teens involved in the car theft were arrested. One of the teams was arrested in Lakeland, Florida. The other suspect was arrested last Saturday and Charlotte County, Florida. Both of those teens were then taken to Lee County, Florida, for booking and processing.
According to The Cape Coral Police Department, all three teams face criminal charges, including grand theft and fleeing and alluding grand theft auto.
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