McAllen police make arrest in Dairy Queen robbery

Ruben Gutierrez // McAllen Police Department Photo

Authorities report that one out of two suspects is behind bars for the gunpoint robbery of a Dairy Queen in McAllen.

McAllen police arrested 36-year-old Ruben Gutierrez on an aggravated robbery charge on Thursday.

Gutierrez is accused of being one of two men who robbed a Dairy Queen off North 23rd Street and Pecan Avenue at gunpoint on Wednesday night.

The suspects made off with cash and fled the scene.

Details about Gutierrez's capture were not immediately available but he is expected to face a judge.

A motive for the gunpoint robbery was not immediately known but the case remains under investigation.