NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas - The New Braunfels Police Department is looking for tips from the public to help identify the suspect who is believed to have robbed a pair of convenience stores in the early hours of February 2.
The first robbery happened at 12:55 a.m. at the 7-Eleven stores in the 800 block of FM 306. Police say a man entered the store, brandished a handgun, demanded money from the cash register, and left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
About 20 minutes later at 1:15 a.m., officers responded to a second robbery call at the Sac-N-Pac in the 1400 block of Highway 46 South. Police say once again the man entered the store, brandished a handgun, demanded money from the cash register, and left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect is described as a black male in his 20s with dreadlocks and was last seen wearing a red beanie, a black sweatshirt, tan pants, and black shoes. An image from surveillance video can be seen below.
Surveillance video image of suspect New Braunfels police say is responsible for a pair of convenience store robberies that happened on February 2, 2021. (New Braunfels Police Department)
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $4,000 for information that leads to an arrest and/or grand jury indictment. To remain anonymous and to collect the reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 830-620-TIPS (8477), leave a tip online, or send a tip using the "P3 Tips" smartphone app available on iOS and Android devices.