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Crime Stoppers: $1,000 reward for info on Floresville robbery

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Wilson County News
August 5, 2014, 5:04pm
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FLORESVILLE -- Crime Stoppers of Wilson County announced Aug. 5 that the organization is offering a $1,000 cash reward for information leading to the arrests of those responsible for the armed robbery of the One Stop convenience store at the Exxon gas station in Floresville last Sunday, said Detective George Ortiz of the Floresville Police Department.

Police have released the surveillance video of the incident, which occurred at 11 a.m. at the store, located at the intersection of U.S. 181 and Hospital Boulevard (S.H. 97 West). The video depicts a man wearing an orange hoodie, a black bandanna over his face, camouflage pants, and gray high-top sneakers entering the store as he racks an automatic handgun. The suspect shouts, “Stickup! Stickup!” before demanding cash, in the presence of two customers at the counter.

The man fled in a white Chevrolet Blazer, accompanied by a second unidentified suspect. The pair last were seen in the vicinity of Canta Rana Park on Goliad Road in Floresville.

Anyone with information can provide anonymous tips to Wilson County Crime Stoppers at:
•830-393-INFO (4636)
•Online at
•Via text message by sending the word "MONEY," then your message to 274637 (CRIMES).

Police have released surveillance video of an Aug. 5 armed robbery of the One Stop convenience store at the Exxon gas station in Floresville. Viewer discretion is advised, due to its graphic nature and profane language.


Your Opinions and Comments

August 6, 2014 11:29am
Floresville police Chief Lorenzo Herrera said a witness pursued the pair from the store, keeping Wilson County Sheriff’s Office dispatch apprised of his location via cellular telephone, until the suspects stopped at the intersection... More ›

August 6, 2014 9:45am
the guys were followed by a customer so no mystery to where they ran to after they abandoned the car.. read the article...this is a small town.. easy to navigate

August 6, 2014 4:35am
Glenn .... We need more wannabe cops to make our streets safe. :-)

Glenn Quagmire  
Quahog, Rhode Island  
August 5, 2014 10:46pm
Dude, just how much TV do you watch? This is real life and you in the sticks. Stuff don't happen fast and it was Sunday morning. So snitch out these chumps and get that paper, playa!

August 5, 2014 7:36pm
How could these guys vanish into thin air in that part of town...what was the response of local police once the vehicle was found. K9 units..more manpower via the sheriffs dept.just how intensive was the manhunt? How about info... More ›

William J. Gibbs Jr.  
August 5, 2014 5:04pm
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