POSTED: Thursday, April 16, 2009 - 6:38pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 25, 2010 - 12:33pm
It happened around 7:30 a.m. when McAllen Police say a man went into the Wal-Mart on E. Jackson Road, headed to the “Money Center” and demanded cash while threatening a clerk with a knife.
“There was money taken but we don't know the exact amount.”
Police say the suspect left the store without hurting any customers or employees. It also appears the robber acted alone.
“We’re focusing on a person of interest. We have someone in mind. We’re looking into those leads.”
The crook is a Hispanic male in his 20's. He’s tall and slim. He was last seen wearing blue jeans and a hoodie, which he used to cover his face.
If anyone has information regarding the Wal-Mart robbery, you're urged to call McAllen Crime Stoppers at: (956) 687-8477.