The Lee County Sheriff's Department in Florida arrested a Hobart man identified in April by Hobart Police as the suspect in an attempted armed robbery at Foremost Liquors.

Adam Paul Ferrel, 31, was arrested by the Lee County Sheriff's Office Friday and is charged as an out-of-state fugitive from justice. Ferrel is in custody and has not been granted bond, according to the department's website.

Hobart Police said Ferrel entered Foremost Liquors in the 400 block of Wisconsin Street at 11:45 p.m. on April 25. He then allegedly picked up a Powerball ticket, crumbled it up and put the ticket in his pocket, and proceeded to inquire if the store had kegs or video cameras and how they worked.

Ferrel then allegedly pulled out a purple and black handgun and pointed it at the cashier. The cashier grabbed his own firearm holstered on his belt and pointed it at Ferrel, who then fled southwest from the store, according to police.

A woman in the 100 block of South Carolina Street in Hobart, about five blocks south of the liquor store, reported her black and purple handgun had been stolen that day. She later identified Ferrel as the suspect in surveillance photos at the Hobart Police Department. She also said Ferrel was her boyfriend's brother and had been staying at her home after being released from jail, according to police.

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The woman said the green Notre Dame Fighting Irish hoodie Ferrel was wearing belonged to her boyfriend, who had given some of his clothes to Ferrel, according to police.

Lee County, Florida contains the cities of Cape Coral and Fort Myers.

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