SunTrust Bank Robbery Suspect John Edward Lee IV Arrested By Melbourne Police
By Space Coast Daily // December 23, 2019
bank robbery took place on Friday, December 13
BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – The Suntrust Bank robbery suspect has been arrested by Melbourne Police, according to a police spokesperson on Monday.
The suspect has been identified as 35-year-old John Edward Lee IV from Melbourne.
The bank robbery took place on Friday, December 13, when the suspect approached the teller with a note at Suntrust Bank on N. Wickham and demanded money.
After receiving the money, the suspect fled the scene.
“During the investigation, detectives received several Crimeline tips that aided in identifying the suspect as John Edward Lee IV,” said Sgt John Chapman of the Melbourne PD.
Days later after the robbery, Lee met with Det. Cincimino on December 18 for an interview at the Melbourne Police Department Criminal Investigations building for an interview which resulted in his arrest
At this time, Melbourne Police Department detectives and agents with the Federal Bureau of Investigations are continuing their efforts into additional elements of this investigation.
The Melbourne Police Department thanks the citizens who aided in this investigation through Crime Line and social media tips provided to the agency.
Anyone with additional information is urged to contact Detective Cincimino at 321-608-6456.
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