FMPD seeking money order thief

Lee Herald Favicon 16Officers are looking for the the public’s help identifying a man who was caught on video snatching money orders out of a mailbox in Fort Myers.

According to the Fort Myers Police department, early in the morning on March 2, a man in a hoodie stole money order slips out of mailbox at the Harbor Palms Apartments located at 4100 Edgewood Avenue in Fort Myers.

The man, who was caught on a surveillance camera, appears to use a wire hanger to fish the money orders out of the apartment complex’s community mailbox. Another mail also appears to wait outside as a look out during the crime.

The FMPD asks anyone with information on the suspect to call (239) 321-7700. Tips can also be submitted to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-780-TIPS (8477) or can be made online at or and on the P3Tips mobile app.

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