MIAMI (CBSMiami) – The FBI has made two arrests in connection with a string of bank robberies across Miami-Dade and Broward counties.
According to investigators, 26-year-old German Flaca and 29-year-old Christopher Lima are under arrest for pulling off four bank robberies on Tuesday.READ MORE: ‘The Situation Is Bad’: North Miami Commissioner Alix Desulme Visits Texas For Haitian Migrant Crisis Fact-Finding Mission
A Chase Bank branch, located at 12945 SW 112 St in southwest Miami-Dade was robbed at 2:15 pm. About an hour and 15 minutes later, the Citi Bank branch at 18395 Pines Boulevard in Pembroke Pines was hit.READ MORE: SW Miami-Dade Shooting Leaves 4 Injured, Including 2 Children
An hour after that, the Chase Bank branch at 12590 W. Sunrise Boulevard in Sunrise was robbed. Another Chase Bank branch was robbed in Coral Springs around 5:30 p.m.
Investigators said Flaca and Lima were arrested during a traffic stop in Coral Springs.MORE NEWS: Report: Miami-Dade School District Misused $6M For Driver’s Ed Programs
The two are being held at the Broward County jail and are expected to go before a federal judge later today.