Video: Suspects sought in three East Austin robberies

Suspects sought in East Austin robberies at a Breadbasket on E. Seventh St. and Exxon on Ed Bluestein Blvd. (APD Photo)
Original surveillance of suspects sought in East Austin robberies at a Breadbasket on E. Seventh St. and Exxon on Ed Bluestein Blvd. (APD Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Police are asking for your help identifying suspects who have robbed East Austin stores three times in the past week. The two men were caught on surveillance camera.

On Tuesday, May 3 at 6:27 a.m., one of the suspects robbed the Bread Basket located at 2150 E. 7th St., police say. On Friday, May 6, at 11:31 p.m., both suspects robbed the Exxon located at 3926 Ed Bluestein Blvd.

On Saturday, May 7 at 7:15 a.m., the suspects again robbed the Bread Basket located at 2150 E. 7th St.

In all three cases, a weapon was displayed. In two of the cases, victims were assaulted during the course of the robbery, police say.

Suspect #1 is described as a black male, 5’8″-5’10” tall and of stocky build. Suspect #2 is described as a black male, 5’11”-6’ tall and of slender build.

If you have information on these robberies and/or the suspects, please contact the APD Robbery Tip Line at (512) 974-5092 or Capital Area Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-TIPS.

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