Thief makes headlines for stealing newspapers from public library

"Herald Hijacker" has been identified

NEW BRAUNFELS – New Braunfels police have identified a man whose morning routine included regularly stealing newspapers from the New Braunfels public library. 

Comal County Crime Stoppers is no longer offering a $4,000 reward for any information about the man who steals a $100 yearly subscription of the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung.  Security camera footage shows the suspect driving a gold Pruis. 

Comal Crime Stoppers is "hoping we can circulate these images and get a few tips on who the 'Herald Hijacker' is so we can make him yesterday’s news," it said in a Facebook post. 

The 'Herald Hijacker' could be facing theft charges. 



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