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      Masked man robs dollar store in Weslaco

      Weslaco police are asking for the publicâ??s help in finding a masked man who robbed a dollar store.

      Weslaco police are asking for the public TMs help in finding a masked man who robbed a dollar store.

      It all happened at the Dollar General Store off International Boulevard and Mile 8 North around 9:30 p.m. Sunday.

      Investigators said nobody was injured but the masked man made off with hundreds of dollars in cash.

      Weslaco Police Officer J.P. Rodriguez said the man walked into the store wearing a mask and demanded money from one of the workers.

      "He may have had a weapon of some sort, Rodriguez said.

      The man grabbed a handful of bills from the cash register then took off running.

      Police said he was wearing a dark-colored hooded sweater as well as a cloth covering his face.

      Anyone with information is asked to call Weslaco Crime Stoppers at (956) 968-TIPS or (956) 968-8477.

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