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Man arrested in connection to jewelry robbery at North Side Costco, police say

Ricky Green, 29, is in police custody and charged with aggravated robbery

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A man accused of stealing jewelry from a North Side Costco store Saturday afternoon is now in San Antonio police custody.

Ricky Green, 29, was arrested around 4:30 p.m. in the 8100 block of Agora Parkway. He is charged with aggravated robbery.

Green is accused of entering a Costco store and smashing jewelry cases before pulling out a handgun, authorities said. He stole an undetermined amount of jewelry and fled the scene in a vehicle with others, according to police.

Officials searched for Green and others in the vehicle when robbery detectives received a call from Live Oak PD, claiming Green wanted to confess and turn himself in.

Green confessed to the robbery and was booked for aggravated robbery, according to police. The getaway driver is still at large.

None of the jewelry has yet been recovered.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more details as they become available.

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San Antonio police are looking for a masked man accused of trying to steal jewelry from a Costco on the North Side.

The incident happened Saturday around noon, at the Costco located at Loop 1604 and Hardy Oak.

According to police, the man walked into the store wearing a mask and employees noticed he was acting strange. He then went up to the jewelry counter and smashed glass with an object, cutting himself, police said.

Employees tried to stop him and he reportedly pulled out a handgun, according to police.

No shots were fired and no one was injured. The man then fled the store and got into a vehicle, where police said someone was waiting for him.

The suspect is still at large and no description of the man or the vehicle has been released as of yet.

This is a developing story and we’ll bring more details as they become available.

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