MIAMI, FL – The FBI has announce the arrest of German Flaca, 26, of Miami, and Christopher Lima, 29, of Miami, for their alleged involvement in four South Florida bank robberies.
According to authorities, they are alleged to be involved in the following bank robberies all on February 4, 2020:
- Chase Bank branch located at 12945 SW 112 Street, Miami, Florida (approx 2:15 p.m.);
- Citi Bank branch located at 18395 Pines Boulevard, Pembroke Pines, Florida (approx 3:30 p.m.);
- Chase Bank branch located at 12590 West Sunrise Boulevard; Sunrise, Florida (approx 4:30 p.m.);
- Chase Bank branch located at 10585 Wiles Road, Coral Springs, Florida (approx 5:30 p.m.).
Flaca and Lima were arrested without incident on February 5, 2020, by the Coral Springs Police Department following a traffic stop and were expected to attend their initial appearance today, February 6, 2020, in Miami federal court.
No other information was released regarding whether or not these defendants are involved in other robberies within South Florida, however, one of the suspects has a striking resemblance to a man who robbed a Chase Bank in Boca Raton last month.
Miami Dade Police Department, Pembroke Pines Police Department, Sunrise Police Department, Coral Springs Police Department, and the FBI continue their investigation.