Cases: 20-1271090 | 20-1311186
Dates: Wednesday, May 6, 2020 | Sunday, May 10, 2020
Times: 5:50 p.m. | 7:49 p.m.
Locations: Diamond Mart (5618 Manor Road) | Smokers Dreamz (6100 E. Riverside Drive)
The Austin Police Department Robbery Unit is requesting assistance with identifying a suspect involved in two commercial robberies. The first robbery occurred on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at the Diamond Mart located at 5618 Manor Road. The second occurred on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at Smokers Dreamz located at 6100 E. Riverside Drive.
In both instances, the suspect entered the location, threatened a store employee with a handgun while demanding money, and then fled the store on foot. There have been no injuries reported in either of these incidents. Store footage from these robberies is available via a crime commercial on the Austin Police Department YouTube channel.
The suspect, pictured below, is described as:
- Hispanic or light-skinned Black male
- Brown hair and eyes
- Estimated to be between 20 and 30 years of age
- 5’6” to 5’8” tall
- Thin to average build
- Diamond studs in both ears
- Last seen wearing a white surgical mask, blue bandanna on head, grey and black baseball hat with tape over emblem, blue zip-up jacket with silver or grey zipper with possible Duo Security logo, blue jeans, and hiking-style shoes
Anyone with information about these incidents is asked to call the APD 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.