Couple arrested for robbery of Stripes store.

POSTED: Wednesday, December 30, 2009 - 8:34am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:34am

Two people are behind bars after trying to rob a Stripes store in Brownsville.

It happened at a store located on Military Highway after 11pm when a man entered the store and demanded money from the register. He gestured that he had a weapon in his coat pocket and the clerk handed over $80 dollars. He then was seen getting into a red Saturn SUV driven by a woman. Police spotted the vehicle and arrested Gabriel Jasso and Cecilia Velasquez. Both have been charged with aggravated robbery and remain behind bars.

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