Convenience store robbed at gunpoint in Weslaco

      Authorities are asking for the public's help in finding two men who robbed a convenience store in Weslaco at gunpoint.

      It all happened at the Tejano Mart at 1540 East Business 83 around 1 a.m. Friday.

      Weslaco police said two men entered the store but one of them threatened the clerk while displaying what appeared to be a handgun wrapped in a piece of clothing.

      The man displaying the handgun demanded money from the register while the other man grabbed cigarettes from the display.

      Both of them left in a dark-colored SUV, possibly a black Ford Expedition, with the cigarettes and about $100 dollars in cash.

      Surveillance cameras captured the images of both men.

      One is described as a Hispanic male, wearing a green jacket, faded blue jeans and an orange baseball cap.

      The second suspect is also described as a Hispanic male, wearing a blue jacket, blue jeans, and a black baseball cap.

      Anyone with information is asked to call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-TIPS.