Police seek man wanted in connection to aggravated robbery

San Antonio police says man allegedly stole beer from gas station


SAN ANTONIO – Police are asking for the public's help in identifying a man wanted in connection with an aggravated robbery at a San Antonio gas station.

The San Antonio Police Department said incident occurred on July 4 at about 6 p.m. at Valero #2106, located at 6735 Medina Base Road.

According to police, a store employee had unlocked the beer case at the gas station so the man could have access to the beer.

The employee told police he was under the impression the man was going to purchase the beer, but proceeded past the last point of sell without paying.

The employee said the man got into a white Chevy Impala. That's when the employee told police a second suspect got out of the car and displayed a knife.

According to police, the employee told the second suspect to let the man go, but then the suspect lunged at the employee with the knife. Police said the employee dodged the lunge and was able to grab the suspect's hand.

When the suspect got back into the car, police said the car then took off and went southbound on 410.

Police said the employee was not injured during the incident.

Police described the suspect as a man in his late thirties, weighing about 185 pounds and approximately 5-foot 10-inches tall.

Anyone with any information on the identity or the whereabouts of the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 224-STOP.