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      Shoe thief threatens employee with box cutter

      Surveillance footage

      The Brownsville Police Department is asking for the public TMs help in finding a shoe thief.

      On July 12, the teenage suspect walked into Zorba TMs on the 700 block of East Elizabeth.

      Authorities said he grabbed a pair of tennis shoes and walked out of the store without paying for them.

      A Zorba employee ran out to grab the suspect, but police said the teenager threatened to cut him with a box cutter knife.

      Brownsville police released surveillance footage from the robbery.

      Anyone with information is encouraged to contact Brownsville Crime Stoppers at 548-TIPS.