AUSTIN (KXAN) – The Austin Police Department arrested a man wanted in connection with two north Austin convenience store robberies, officials confirmed Wednesday.
Police identified the man as Israel Machado, 36.
APD said in the evening hours of Jan. 4 and 8, a man, later identified as Machado, pointed a gun at an employee while robbing the convenience store in the 800 block of Thurmond Street.
After both robberies, the suspect walked away with an undisclosed amount of cash.
“Detectives believe the suspect targeted this location twice just days apart,” APD said.