Police say serial robber strikes again

Man in surgical mask hits two more conv­enience stores


SAN ANTONIO - A suspect in a food mart robbery struck two more stores Friday night, all wearing a surgical mask.

Police are looking for the man they say robbed those two convenient stores, and they think the pattern is familiar.

Friday's first robbery happened just after 9 p.m. on the southside.

According to police, the man walked into the Circle AZ store on S. Presa, showed a gun and demanded cash.

He also tried to steal a gold chain from another clerk, but the clerk refused to give it to him.

When the suspect left, he fired a shot into the store.

No one was injured.

Police say he got away with $400.

Minutes later, police say the same man walked into the Stop food mart in the 600 block of Labor.

The man again showed a gun and demanded cash.

Police say he then ran off with an undisclosed amount of money.

In both crimes the robber wore a surgical mask over his face.

And police say he appears to be the same man that robbed the Trinity food mart on April 15th.

He is described as wearing a gray long sleeve jacket with stripes on the sleeves and khaki pants.

He also wore a red cap with "Budweiser" printed on it, and that surgical mask on his face.

If you have any information that could lead to an arrest, you are asked to call CrimeStoppers at 224-STOP.


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