Man Allegedly Attempts to Rob Store & Flees, Apprehended Shortly After

One man is in jail after attempting to rob a local convenience store. The robbery happened Sunday night around 11:30 on South Port near Tarlton. Police believe 43-year-old Alejandro Peña walked into the Stripes store, pulled a knife, and demanded money. When the clerk refused, Peña took off on foot. Police found him shortly after on South Port and Sarita. Officers tell 3 News Peña is the same person believed to be responsible for a previous robbery at this same location.


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