Hidalgo County deputies investigating armed robbery of Pronto Insurance office
POSTED: Monday, January 6, 2014 - 1:35pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 8:15am
HIDALGO COUNTY, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — The Hidalgo County Sheriff's Department is investigating the armed robbery of a Pronto Insurance office.
On Friday, January 3rd at around 7:45 p.m. the Hidalgo County Sheriff's Officer received a call about an aggravated robbery at thel Pronto Insurance office.
Deputies arrived to the scene and interviewed the victim who stated that a man, wearing a brown jacket and a mask, walked into the office and pointed a handgun at her demanding money.
The victim complied with the suspect's demands and handed a blue money bag containing an estimated $3,600 dollars, then he fled the scene exiting through the back door of the building.
Investigators are attempting to identify the robber and are asking anyone with information on this crime to please call 956.668.TIPS.