Local Fishermen Robbed at Gunoint

Occurred on 6/21/12, 12:16 am  Aggravated Robbery  13501 SPID  1206210008

Three fishermen reported to Police they were robbed by an armed gunman as they fished near the JFK Causeway.  The victims told Officers they were approached by male asking for gas money.  The man was told they didn’t have any money and he walked back to his truck, but returned and was now armed with a gun.  One of the fisherman handed the robber his fishing rod when he threatened to shoot them.

The suspect fled westbound towards Flour Bluff. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male, 23 to 27 years of age, and 5’10 to 6’ feet tall.  Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or login online at www.888TIPS.com .  Tips will be taken in the strictest confidence and tips that lead to the arrest of suspects, as well as the recovery of stolen property are eligible for cash rewards of up to $1,000.