Pharr Man Arrested in Aggravated Robbery Investigation

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MCALLEN – McAllen police arrested a suspect in an aggravated robbery. Investigators said he robbed an 80-year-old man at gunpoint.

Ricardo Zavala, 37, of Pharr was charged with aggravated robbery and unlawful possession of a firearm by a felon.

He’s also facing possession of a controlled substance and possession of marijuana.

Police said Zavala pulled up next to an elderly man at a restaurant on the 600 block of South 10th Street. He pulled out a gun and demanded the man’s wallet.

Zavala took off but was later caught.

He’s being held on a $206,000 bond.


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