Man Allegedly Attacks Employee During Dollar Store Robbery

Man Allegedly Attacks Employee During Dollar Store Robbery
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POSTED: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 11:39am

UPDATED: Monday, December 20, 2010 - 1:36pm

EL PASO – Police arrested a man who allegedly robbed a Downtown El Paso dollar store and assaulted an employee who tried to stop him.

Investigators say 33-year-old Esteban Alvarez stole candy and other items from the Family Dollar at 406 S. Stanton on Sunday morning.

When an employee confronted him outside of the store, police say Alvarez pulled out a knife and hit the employee in the torso with the handle.

Alvarez took off in his wheelchair but police arrested him a few blocks away.

Alvarez is charged with aggravated robbery.
 

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