Thief snatches $20,000 in cash from a local store
Close to $20,000 in cash is stolen in a broad daylight grab and dash robbery at a local store downtown.
It happened at 5pm on Monday at the Zorba shop in the 1200 block of Hidalgo Street. According to investigators, an employee was preparing cash for deposit at the front counter of the store when an unknown man came in, grabbed the cash and ran out.
Another employee chased him on foot, and the suspect dropped one of the envelopes holding $7,000 in cash.
No arrests have been made in this case.
The suspect was reportedly wearing a blue and white striped shirt.
If you have any information, you are asked to call police at 795-2800.