7 Charged with Aggravated Robbery following Incident at La Plaza Mall

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MCALLEN – Seven suspects who attempted to rob a jewelry store at La Plaza Mall were arraigned Monday afternoon.

The men identified themselves as Mexican nationals.

The seven suspects include Zepeda Abner Posos, 24; Alberto Rafael Barrera, 32; Brayan Oliver Melchor, 23; Javier Leobardo Olvera-Ramirez, 22; Jorge Angel Rodriguez Mejia, 28; Miguel Quintanilla-Cardenas, 26; and Raul Alberto Rangel-Rivera, 43.

Each suspect was charged with aggravated robbery and received a $200,000 bond.

Five of the seven suspects gave police a false name; they will be facing an additional charge with an additional $10,000 bond.

All seven men will be taken to county jail.

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