Socorro police looking for suspect who robbed grocery store at gunpoint


A man was caught on camera using a gun to rob a Socorro grocery store last month and police are looking for him.

The Socorro Police Department said that a man robbed Abuelita’s Grocery Store, 11536 Socorro Rd., at about 7:37 a.m. on Dec. 19.

The man allegedly demanded money at gunpoint, hit an elderly man on the head with a blunt object, threatened employees and fired one shot that did not hit anyone. 

He is described as a Hispanic man that was wearing a grey hooded sweater, grey sweatpants and black Nike shoes with a white swoosh. Police said he was last seen going south on Madrigal Road.

Anyone with information is asked to call 915-858-6983. You can remain anonymous, police said.

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