3 Wanted in Connection to String of Hidalgo Co. Robberies

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EDINBURG – Authorities have identified three suspects wanted for a string of robberies in Hidalgo County.

Police say Cruz Angel Escobar, Leonel Bernardo Escobar and Johnny Lopez hit a Stripes convenience store in Edinburg early Friday morning. It’s the same day another convenience store was targeted.

The trio has allegedly robbed four stores. In one incident, a clerk was hit in the face with a fire extinguisher.

If you know where to find them, call Elsa police at 956-262-4721 or Edinburg police at 956-289-7700.


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