2 men arrested in Orlando, Apopka bank robberies, police say

Robert Sweet, 36, and Markel Key, 20, face charges for armed robbery

Robert Sweet, 36, and Markel Key, 20 (Orlando Police Department)

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Two men were arrested following a pair of bank robberies last week in Orlando and Apopka, according to police

Robert Sweet, 36, and Markel Key, 20, were booked into Orange County jail Friday.

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According to police, a masked man with a gun took a large amount of money from Fifth Third Bank in Orlando on Aug. 30. Police said the crook was able to get away thanks to the help of a getaway driver.

The men in that robbery were linked to another armed robbery on Sept. 2 at a Fifth Third Bank in Apopka, police said.

Investigators said Sweet and Key confessed to the robberies.

Sweet faces a charge of robbery with a firearm. Key faces a charge of robbery with a firearm with a mask.

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