Police Searching for Robbery Suspects
MCALLEN — Two thieves are facing felony charges after stealing nearly $35 dollars in cash and coins from a Stripes store. Surveillance video shows the two suspects entering the store and pointing a knife at the clerk and demanding cash from the register. The thieves not only took the cash but also the stores cordless phone as Office J.P. Rodriguez stated, "One of the things that is unique in this case is that they also stole the telephone. A cordless phone belonging to the store to prevent the employees from dialing 911." Along with the aggravated robbery charges the suspects face a charge of interfering with emergency telephone calls. If you have any information on these suspects call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956.968.TIPS.