SAPD, Crime Stoppers seek pair in robbery at Burlington Coat Factory

Incident occurred Aug. 13 around 9 p.m. in 2900 block of SW Military Drive

SAPD, Crime Stoppers seek suspect in robbery of Burlington Coat Factory (KSAT)

SAN ANTONIO – San Antonio police and Crime Stoppers are looking for two people responsible for an aggravated robbery of a Burlington Coat Factory on the city’s South Side.

The incident occurred on Aug. 13 around 9 p.m. at the retail store located in the 2900 block of SW Military Drive, not far from Somerset Road and Interstate 35.

According to police, a man and a woman were confronted by store employees after they were seen placing merchandise into a backpack. That’s when, police say, as the pair walked towards the exit without paying, the man assaulted a store clerk. The suspects then fled on a bicycle.

SAPD said they searched the area, but the suspects were not found.

Anyone with any knowledge of the incident 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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