Suspect in McAllen Auto-Pedestrian Crash Arraigned

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MCALLEN – A man who police said hit two people with his vehicle and then robbed two others at gunpoint early Saturday morning is in custody.

Jose Miguel Pereyra-Alfaro is charged with intoxication assault, accident involving injury, aggravated robbery among other charges.

McAllen police said the 29-year-old hit a man and a woman with his vehicle around 2 a.m. on Saturday at the 700 block of Business 83 and took off.

About 40 minutes later, he approached two men and robbed them at gunpoint, according to a McAllen Police Department statement issued Monday.

The second incident occurred less than 10 miles away from the auto-pedestrian crash.  

The male victim in the crash, who suffered serious injuries, is recovering at the hospital. 

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