Man Robs Satellite Beach Credit Union to Pay for Disney Cruise: Report

Police said the man felt pressured to take his girlfriend and her children on the trip.

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    Courtesy Brevard County Jail
    Cedrick Royce Swinson

    A man is in jail after he robbed a Satellite Beach credit union so he could pay for a Disney cruise trip, according to Florida Today.

    After driving from Charlotte, N.C., to Satellite Beach for the cruise with his girlfriend and her two children, Cedrick Royce Swinson realized he could not come up with the final balance owed for the tickets and felt pressured to take them on the trip, said the report.

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    The robbery happened at the Navy Federal Credit Union in the Atlantic Shopping Plaza at Scorpion Lane and State Road A1A, according to Florida Today.

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    The robbery happened outside the Space Coast Credit Union just before 10 a.m., Sunrise Police spokesman Michelle Eddy said. FBI spokesman Michael Leverock also spoke about the case. (Published Thursday, Jan 17, 2013)

    There were no injuries police released Swinson's girlfriend after determining that she did not know about his plan, the newspaper said.

    Swinson is charged with robbery without a firearm or weapon, grand theft and driving on a suspended license, according to Brevard County jail records.

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