Two arrests made and a third man sought by police
Leesburg, Florida police were quick to respond to a mid-morning call from an Internet gaming centre after it was robbed by a gang this week. Two men and a woman were arrested and a male accomplice is currently being sought.
The Sun Sentinel newspaper reported that Anwar Dixon and Maurice Green are being held on charges of armed robbery, and that Neva Mitchell, the female driver of the getaway car, was also in custody.
The three men, who had their faces covered, left M&R Sweepstakes on Old U.S. Highway 441 after the robbery in a silver car driven by the woman. The amount stolen has not been released.
Moments later, the car was spotted by Leesburg Police, and stopped. The three men ran away but two were soon captured and a third is still on the loose, authorities said. The woman was arrested at the scene.
Green and Dixon, both from Leesburg, were arrested on charges of armed robbery with a firearm, resisting without violence and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Mitchell, of Leesburg, is charged with robbery with a firearm.