Austin police search for suspect who robbed convenience store at gunpoint

Suspect in Brodie Food Mart robbery (Austin Police Photo)

Suspect in Brodie Food Mart robbery (Austin Police Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The Austin Police Department is asking for the public’s help in finding a man who robbed a south Austin convenience store at gunpoint this week.

APD said the robbery happened Tuesday just after 6 p.m. at Brodie Food Mart off Brodie Lane. That’s just south of West William Cannon Drive.

The man entered the store with a gun. While inside, he pulled out the gun and demanded money from a worker. He got away in a silver, Chevrolet Silverado four-door truck, according to police.

The suspect is described as a Hispanic man about 20 to 30 years old with an athletic/medium build. He’s about 5’6″ to 5’9″ and was last seen wearing a white t-shirt, black zip-up hooded sweatshirt, black pants, white athletic shoes and black face mask. He also has a tattoo on his right arm/wrist, APD said.

  • Suspect in Brodie Food Mart robbery (Austin Police Photo)
  • Suspect's truck in Brodie Food Mart robbery (Austin Police Photo)

The Silverado truck is described as a silver, four-door 2016-18 model, with a black bed cover, no front license plate and with a possible temporary tag on the back, police said.

Anyone with information on the robbery or the suspect can call the APD Robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092.

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