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Pair tied to several more robberies in Orlando

Police say men terrorized city on Super Bowl Sunday

ORLANDO, Fla. – Two men arrested and charged with pistol-whipping an Uber driver are now charged with several more robberies, according to Orlando police.

John David Powell, 37, and Nathaniel Lamar Woods, 24, are now accused of terrorizing a section of the city on Super Bowl Sunday.

According to new court records obtained by News 6, Powell and Woods drove the city seeking out people who were walking by themselves.

Investigators said their first robbery happened at approximately 5:30 p.m. when they approached a man walking near the intersection of Lake Underhill and Gaston Foster roads.

The man said the men pulled over, pointed a gun at him and stole his car keys, his wallet and the $40 he was carrying.

Investigators said they hit their next target at 7 p.m. when they pulled a gun on another man who was filling up his tires with air at Sheltair at Orlando Executive Airport.

Not an hour later, OPD investigators said the pair pistol-whipped an Uber driver at the Hampton Inn on South Kirkman Road and robbed a tourist in the parking lot of the outlet mall on International Drive.

Investigators have also linked the pair to several more robberies in Orlando and Orange County within the last two months.

Both Powell and Woods are in the Orange County Jail facing several charges.  They are being held without bond.


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