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.