Suspect wanted in armed robbery of Weslaco store
WESLACO, TX (KVEO NEWS CENTER 23) — Police are searching for a suspect who robbed the Dulceria El Rio Bravo store on Wednesday evening.
The female clerk reported to police that a lone male entered the store and threatened her with a knife and demanded money. The clerk called out for help and the owner of the store, coming out of the rear, confronted the suspect with a gun, a struggle occurred and the gun went off, firing one shot, but not injuring anyone.
The suspect did get control of the gun and demanding money then left the store with both the gun and cash.
The suspect is described as Hispanic, 5'6" in height, a beard, wearing a navy blue sweater, blue jeans and a brown baseball cap.
If you have any information about the suspect or the robbery please call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at 956.968.8477.