Second suspect wanted in connection to Stripes robbery

Jose Rodriguez

McAllen Police arrested a man and are searching for a second suspect in connection to a Stripes Convenience Store robbery.

Police say the store, located on the 1000 block of South 23rd Street, was robbed around 3:45 a.m.

A man entered the store and demanded money from the store clerk at gunpoint, according to police.

The suspect fled the scene with cigarettes and an undisclosed amount of cash.

Jose Angel Rodriguez was taken into custody and is being held for questioning in connection to the robbery. He was later charged with aggravated robbery.

McAllen police are currently in search of the second suspect who's image was captured by a surveillance camera.

If you have information about this crime, call McAllen Crime Stoppers at 956-687-TIPS.