Suspect in 35 Robberies Caught in Fort Worth, Texas

November 1, 2011

Police say a suspect in nearly three dozen North Texas store robberies has been arrested following a weekend traffic stop.

Fort Worth police on Monday declined to release the name of the man in custody, saying the investigation continues into the Tarrant County robberies.

Sgt. Pedro Criado told The Associated Press that convenience stores, sandwich shops, check-cashing businesses and title loan companies were robbed by a man with a gun.

Police say the 35th robbery since Sept. 1, allegedly linked to the suspect, happened last Thursday. Nobody was hurt in any of the holdups.

The Fort Worth Star-Telegram the suspect was pulled over Sunday during a traffic stop, was allowed to leave, but was later arrested at his Fort Worth residence on aggravated robbery charges.

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