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Kingsville Police Department
Tuesday April 2nd, 2013 :: 08:32 p.m. CDT


Male juvenile 15 YOA detained for Aggravated Robbery at 809 W. King occurred during early morning hours Saturday.

***UPDATE*****Tuesday, April 02, 2013, Kingsville, Texas
Investigators served a search warrant at the residence of a 15 year old male juvenile today. The juvenile was detained for the Aggravated Robbery at 809 W. King that occurred during the early morning hours of Saturday, March 30th, 2013. The store clerk said he was outside when a male came from behind the store, carrying a pistol. The male forced him into the store where clerk gave him $150. The suspect fled when a customer arrived. The suspect was described as a thin Hispanic male approximately 19-20 years old. He was wearing all black with an orange bandana over his face.
Video from the incident was sent to local and area media outlets and also disseminated via the Kingsville Police Department Facebook, Twitter, Nixle as well as CrimeStoppers. Several tips were received via these outlets leading to the detention of the suspect. Chief Ricardo Torres stated, “Thanks to the cooperation of citizens out in our community we were able to capture the suspect. The use of our partner outlets as well as social media has become a force multiplier for the members of our police department as we continue our criminal enforcement and investigation efforts.”
The investigation into the incident is continuing and we urge anyone with information to contact the Kingsville Police Department at 592-4311 or call CRIMESTOPPERS at 592-INFO or 1-800-698-1993.

Kingsville Police Department
1700 E King
Kingsville, TX 78363

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