Men arrested for robbing convenience store twice within hours


POSTED: Thursday, August 28, 2014 - 11:06am

UPDATED: Friday, August 29, 2014 - 8:38am

Brownsville police arrested two men for robbing the same convenience store within hours.

In the late hours of Tuesday, August 26th two men entered and robbed a convenience store located at 745 W. Elizabeth Street at knife point and then returned at 5:30 am to rob the store again.

Officers viewed the surveillance video and recognized the two men as Angel Hernandez, 23, and Ernesto Rodriguez, 18, and both men were arrested and charged with two counts of aggravated robbery.

In both robberies Hernandez and Rodriguez took less than $50 in cash.

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