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Updated: Manhunt under way for two suspects in Floresville robbery


Updated: Manhunt under way for two suspects in Floresville robbery
Surveillance video footage Aug. 3 from the One Stop convenience store at the Exxon gas station near the intersection of U.S. 181 and Hospital Boulevard in Floresville captures an image of one of two men who police say committed an armed robbery shortly after 11 a.m.


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Wilson County News
August 3, 2014, 1:45pm
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(New photo posted at 4:11 pm 8/3/14) Officers from the Floresville Police Department are searching for two men involved in an Aug. 3 armed robbery of the One Stop convenience store at the Exxon gas station near the intersection of U.S. 181 and Hospital Boulevard (S.H. 97 West) in Floresville.

According to Detective George Ortiz of the Floresville Police Department, a man brandishing an automatic handgun entered the store at approximately 11 a.m. and demanded cash. He fled the scene in a white Chevrolet Blazer, accompanied by a second, unidentified man. A witness pursued the pair to Plum and First streets in Floresville, before the driver fled on foot. Ortiz said the passenger jumped out of the Blazer, pointed a weapon in the face of his pursuer and told the man, “Don’t be a hero!” before also fleeing the area.

The suspects were last seen in the vicinity of Canta Rana Park on Goliad Road in Floresville. While a description of the passenger is unknown, the driver is described as a Hispanic male standing 5 feet, 9 inches tall, with a slender build. He was wearing an orange hoodie, a black bandana over his face, and camouflage pants.

Anyone with information can provide it anonymously to Crime Stoppers of Wilson County at 830-393-INFO (4636) or http://bit.ly/NDrIut, for a possible reward.
 

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William J. Gibbs Jr.  
WCN  
August 5, 2014 10:49pm
 

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
August 5, 2014 6:08am
 
Looking at a reproduction might not be the same as viewing the original. Just saying.

 
Turbo  
Wilson County  
August 4, 2014 9:28pm
 
Here is yet another case in which a store owner/manager has installed a worthless surveillance system. The photo is utterly useless in identifying the suspects. Had the store been equipped with a good quality glock semi automatic, ... More ›

 
Chief Noetall  
Wise, Texas  
August 4, 2014 1:17pm
 
Yeah, they catch em on TV. Why not her ????? LOL

 
newguyntown  
floresville  
August 4, 2014 7:49am
 
Doesn't Floresville have a k9 unit? Did they track the guys..who owned the vehicle was it stolen? ?

 
James Wheeler  
Downington, PA  
August 4, 2014 6:23am
 
Here is yet another case in which a store owner/manager has installed a worthless surveillance system. The photo is utterly useless in identifying the suspects. Had the store been equipped with a good quality camera system ... More ›

 
Fred Ohnesorge  
Floresville, TX  
August 3, 2014 5:06pm
 
The times are changing and our small towns are forever changed.it is smart and prudent to do all you can to protect yourself and loved ones.as we like to say "Your protection is priceless".come see us at ACME GUNS ... More ›

 
Webmaster  
Floresville  
August 3, 2014 4:14pm
 
New photo posted from surveillance video.

 
LarryJohn  
La Vernia  
August 3, 2014 2:09pm
 
This would be a good time to point out the positive aspects of a CHL and a 9mm. But that would just bring out all the Anti-Gun nuts. So I'll not say anything about that. But just not ever point a gun at me. Larry John

 
Webmaster  
Floresville  
August 3, 2014 1:48pm
 
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