Fugitive Finder: Home Depot Robber

Mission police are looking for Lionel Lara.Lara is wanted for Aggravated Robbery.On May 3, Lara and a female accomplice were at the Home Depot store on Shary Road in Mission when they allegedly tried to steal some items.A Loss Prevention Officer approached the female and investigators said Lara then punched the male officer.Lara is described as a Hispanic male, 5 feet 7 inches tall, roughly 200 pounds, with brown eyes and brown hair.He is known to be in the area of Mercedes and Weslaco.He may be using a fake identification card under the name Perfecto Pineda, who is currently in prison.Lara may also be traveling in a 1997 white Mercury Cougar.If you know where to find Lara, call Mission Crime Stoppers at (956) 581-TIPS.