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      Police: Knife wielding beer run suspect threatened store clerk

      Javier Alexis Zamora // Harlingen Police Department mug shot

      A man is behind bars accused of stealing Budlight beer then returning to the store and threatening the clerk with a knife.

      Javier Alexis Zamora was arrested in connection to two crimes, which took place one day after another.

      He is accused of stealing the beer from Pop-A-Top on the 900 block of South F Street in Harlingen.

      The following day, on July 12, 2014, Harlingen police said he returned to the store with a knife and demanded money.

      He was able to take $10 off the counter before he ran from the business.

      However, Zamora, was seen on the 900 block of West Johnson Avenue and police were contacted.

      They arrested the 26-year-old, and he was booked at the city jail in Harlingen.

      Police said the knife was found and secured as evidence.

      The Harlingen man TMs bond was set at $100,000 for the aggravated robbery charge, a first degree felony.

      Zamora was also fined for theft and warrants.

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