Police search for man who robbed Dollar General in Northeast El Paso
POSTED: Sunday, May 12, 2013 - 6:29pm
UPDATED: Monday, May 13, 2013 - 11:09am
EL PASO (KTSM) — A man robs a Northeast El Paso business at gun point and tonight, El Paso police are asking for your help to find this criminal.
A man walked in to the Dollar General Store on Dyer and Tetons just before 10 p.m. April 15.
The police department released surveillance photos of the man.
He then made his way to the counter area and approached an employee.
"The employee was tending to a customer there at the register. The man then walked behind the employee, entered the register area, took out a handgun, placed that handgun on the employee and demanded money," said Javier Sambrano with the El Paso Police Department.
The man got away with some cash.
He's described as a heavy set Hispanic man, wearing a black hat, dark colored jeans and a red baggy shirt. He also had black sleeves covering his arms and black gloves.
If you recognize him or have any information, call crime stoppers at 566-TIPS.