Local Doctor Explains How to Cope with Incidents Similar to McAllen Robbery

4 years 6 months 1 week ago Monday, July 30 2018 Jul 30, 2018 July 30, 2018 3:27 PM July 30, 2018 in News

MCALLEN – A Rio Grande Valley psychologist says fear and anxiety are common after incidents similar to the robbery that took place Saturday at La Plaza Mall.

Witnesses CHANNEL 5 NEWS spoke with say it was a day they would never forget.

A Valley father explains the fear that came over him when he realized his daughter was still working her shift at the mall during the robbery.

KRGV’s Cecilia Gutierrez spoke with Dr. Vittorio Puente who explains how one can cope with the aftermath of incidents like this one.   

“It depends on perceptions again,” says Dr. Puente.

Watch the video above for the full story.

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