Two Robbery Suspects Arrested in Cameron County

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Two suspects in a robbery out of Harlingen are behind bars in Cameron County.

Sheriff Omar Lucio tells CHANNEL 5 NEWS the robbery happened at a store on West Expressway 83 around 5 a.m. Saturday.

Victor Hernandez and Octavio Cortez went before a judge Sunday morning.

Both are charged with aggravated robbery.

One of the men entered the store wearing a ski mask, armed with a knife.

Sheriff Lucio says he demanded a cashier hand over all the money in the register.

The men made off with $125, but their vehicle was later tracked down in Primera.

Hernandez's bond was set at $25,000.

Cortez's bond was set at $75,000.


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