Theft Suspect Quickly Apprehended by FMPD

Fort Myers Police responded to a theft at the Colonial Crossings shopping plaza, 4600 Summerlin Road at approximately 8 a.m. this morning.

A male suspect was pursued following an incident where money was taken from a woman’s purse. The suspect fled south towards Matthew Drive where he was quickly surrounded by officers and a K-9 Unit and taken into custody.

Arrested was Antonyo Maurice Burns (date of birth 8/13/1993) charged with petit theft, resisting an officer and attempted carjacking without a weapon and transported to the Lee County Jail.