Man wields knife, threatens employees during robbery attempt at JC Penney

Incident occurred Feb. 22 in 2300 block of SW Military Dr

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SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Police Department and Crime Stoppers want the public’s assistance in tracking down the person responsible for an aggravated robbery.

The robbery occurred Thursday, Feb. 22 around 1 p.m. at a JC Penney located in the 2300 block of Southwest Military Drive.

According to police, the suspect entered the store and was observed shoplifting. That's when, police said, the suspect brandished a knife and threatened people after he was confronted by loss prevention employees. 

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Police said the man fled on foot following the confrontation.

Anyone with any knowledge of the robbery is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (210) 224-STOP.

Tips can also be texted to CRIMES (274637) or by visiting the Crime Stoppers website.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information that leads to an arrest.

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