AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police need help catching a man who they say robbed two convenience stores in South Austin last week.
Police say the first robbery happened just after 3 a.m. at 6303 Manchaca Rd. on Nov. 9. The second robbery happened the following day at 1601 E. St. Elmo Rd. around 12:50 a.m. In both cases police say the suspect displayed a handgun. No one has been injured in the robberies.
The suspect might be a transient.
Suspect is described as:
- Black male
- In his 30s
- 5’8” to 6’ tall
- Thin build1-2 inch scar or mark under right eye
He was last seen wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and white and black shoes.
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to contact the Robbery Unit at (512) 974-5270 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or text “Tip 103” + your message to CRIMES.