PORT ORANGE —
Two suspects are under arrest in the violent robbery of a Volusia County bank where a bank employee was injured.
Port Orange Police said just after 9 a.m. on June 20, three suspects armed with handguns entered the PNC Bank located at 1090 Dunlawton Avenue and became violent.
Investigators said one of the suspects hit an employee on the head with a firearm. The bank employee sustained a laceration to the back of his head and was treated at the scene and released.
The suspects fled the bank on foot southeast with an undisclosed amount of money.
A joint investigation involving the Port Orange Police Department and the Federal Bureau of Investigation was initiated and police identified Anthony Johnson, 24, as a possible suspect.
Police said on July 8, a PNC Bank in Port St. Lucie and another one Fort Pierce were robbed. The Fort Pierce Police Department arrested Johnson and another suspect, 26-year-old Paul E. Moore, was arrested by the Port St. Lucie Police Department.
Port Orange Police Detectives and an FBI investigator traveled to St. Lucie County and said they confirmed that Johnson and Moore contributed to the Port Orange bank robbery.
Investigators obtained felony arrest warrants for armed robbery and aggravated battery on Johnson and Moore.
They are both in custody in St. Lucie County.
Police are looking for other suspects.
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