Harlingen police search for car burglar.

POSTED: Tuesday, October 13, 2009 - 7:43am

UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 11:33am

Harlingen police are searching for a thief who hit two pickup trucks parked outside a hotel there during the weekend.

It happened at around 2am Sunday at a hotel off of south Expressway 83. Witnesses called 911 and held down one of the suspected burglars Jaime Muñoz. He told them his accomplices took off, but officers did find several stolen items in Muñoz's car. Police charged him with two counts of burglary of motor vehicle.

A second man remains on the run and is described as 6'2" tall and weighs around 230 pounds and has facial hair. Witnesses last saw the suspect wearing a red shirt with white stripes and blue jean pants. If you have any information please contact Harlingen CrimeStoppers at 956.425.TIPS.

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