Masked man robs dollar store in Weslaco
Mon, 19 Mar 2012 22:13:54 GMT —
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.