Advertisement

Austin Local News

News > News > Austin Local News > Roman Candle and hammer wielding robber Strikes again

Roman Candle and hammer wielding robber Strikes again

(Photo: Austin Police Department/PIO)

APD is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a suspect wanted for Aggravated Robbery of four businesses.
 
The first robbery, 17-2701685, occurred on Wednesday, September 27, 2017. The suspect entered the Shell Gas Station located at 7510 N. Mopac Expressway at 10:46 p.m. with a lit roman candle and a hammer.
 
He approached the clerk and demanded money. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries reported.
 
He is described as: 

  • White male
  • 5’9"
  • Thin 

He was wearing dark clothing and a yellow mask similar to a “Jabbawockeez” style mask with a hood.
 
The second robbery, 17-2720258, occurred on Friday, September 29, 2017 at 5:25 a.m. at the 7-Eleven located at 3848 Airport Blvd.
 
The first suspect was seen exiting a car while two other masked suspects remained in the vehicle. The first suspect entered the store with a lit roman candle and hammer and demanded money. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. No injuries reported.
 
He is described as:

  • White male
  • 5’9"
  • Thin 

The main suspect was wearing an olive green Adidas jacket with orange stripes, green shirt, dark pants and a yellow mask similar to a “Jabbawockeez” style mask with a hood.

The third incident, 17-2740350, occurred Sunday, October 1, at 3:17 a.m. at the 7-Eleven in the 9200 block of Burnet Rd., and the fourth incident occurred in Travis County at a 7-Eleven in the 6100 block of Bee Caves Rd.
 
The suspect’s car is believed to be a dark blue 2015-17 Hyundai Sonata, with damage to the right rear passenger window.
 
This case remains under investigation by APD Robbery detectives. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

Williamson County Judge Don Gattis has been charged with Official Oppression. Williamson County Sheriff's Office...
The Housing Authority of the City Of Austin is opening its Section 8 waiting list for 8 days in mid-September. The...
An Austin-based Nigerian national is sentenced to over 11 years in federal prison romance fraud scams. Kingsley...
A new 13-member safety and security committee including district officials like Superintendent Fred Brent, as well...
The Austin Community College District (ACC) will provide specialized job training for NXP USA, Inc. partners...