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Surveillance Video Catches East El Paso Hold Up

El Paso, Texas (KTSM) - Investigators from the El Paso Police Department are asking for the public’s help in identifying this robber, through the Crime Stoppers, “Crime of the Week.”

Police report a man walked into the “Family Dollar” store located at 2281 N. Zaragoza on May 27 at 12:20 p.m.  The man allegedly picked up phone chargers and hid them in his pockets.  The store employee noticed that the man was concealing the items, and confronted the man about the chargers.  Police said the man responded by making a threat to the employee that he had two guns with him and would hurt her.  The suspect fled from the store with the stolen items. 

The man was seen leaving the area in a newer model, white, 4-door sedan, similar to a Ford Fusion. 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 5’6” in height, thin build, bald, and was wearing a gray/blue tee-shirt, and gray shorts, and white shoes. 

Anyone with any information on the identity of this robber is asked to immediately call Crime Stoppers of El Paso at 566-8477(TIPS), or on-line at www.crimestoppersofelpaso.org.


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