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Man who brandished gun, demanded cash at store arrested, police say

Crime Stoppers shows surveillance of Jan. 20 robbery

SAN ANTONIO – Police have arrested a man who they say pointed a gun at a clerk before demanding cash at a West Side store.

Roy Martinez, 21, was arrested on charges of aggravated robbery and evading arrest, according to Bexar County Jail records.

On Jan. 20, Martinez allegedly walked into a Stop and Save in the 7300 block of Marbach Road and went directly to an ice cooler, which the clerk told him to close.

2 in custody, 1 on the run after chase through South Bexar County

The suspect then walked behind the counter and pointed a gun at the clerk, according to an arrest affidavit.

Martinez demanded money from the register before fleeing, police said.

A Crime Stoppers report with surveillance photos was issued later that month, and officials received a tip that same day, according to the affidavit.

Martinez was arrested Monday and his bond was set at $76,000.


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