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Botched robbery of McDonalds ends with arrest in Alamo

Jonathan Martinez // Alamo Police Department Photo

A man is behind bars following a botched robbery at a fast food restaurant in Alamo.

It all happened at the McDonalds restaurant off Expressway 83 and Alamo Road early Thursday morning.

Alamo police arrested 19-year-old Jonathan Martinez on an aggravated robbery charge.

Investigators said the Martinez tried to rob the fast food restaurant by hiding a pair of pliers under his shirt.

The robbery didn't work and Martinez fled without cash but officers found him nearby.

Martinez remains in custody at the Hidalgo County Jail under a $70,000 bond.

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