Suspect sought in Stripes robbery

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect of a weekend robbery at a Stripes convenience store.

Image of the suspect accused of robbing a Stripes convenience store in rural Mission Sunday, Dec. 27, 2020. Image courtesy of the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office.

Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to an aggravated robbery at the Stripes convenience store located at the corner of 5 Mile Line and La Homa Road in rural Mission on Sunday, according to a social media post made Tuesday by the department.

Once they responded, deputies learned a male subject wearing a white shirt with the word “Tommy” on the chest area, beige shorts and dark colored tennis shoes was armed with a knife had robbed the store.

Officials did not say what the suspect had stolen.

Those with information on the case are urged to call the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office at 956-383-8114 or anonymously at the Hidalgo County Crime Stoppers hotline at 956-668-8477.

Callers may be eligible for a reward if the tip leads to an arrest.

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