East Austin taco truck armed robbery caught on camera

East Austin taco truck armed robbery on camera

The armed robbery of an East Austin taco truck has been caught on surveillance video, and the owner hopes its release will result in an arrest.

An East Austin taco truck was robbed at gunpoint on Friday. The encounter was taped on surveillance video and the owner hopes publication will result in an arrest.

“He specified, said where the money is, where the money is, and pointed the gun directly at one of the employees,” said Rogelio Lozano, owner of Jefes Tacos.

Lozano has been in the grocery business for 20 years. During this time, he says his business was robbed a couple of times, but never like this. “[He was] He squeezed her and put the gun on her neck, leaving a big bruise on her neck, ”he said.

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East Austin taco truck armed robbery on camera

The armed robbery of an East Austin taco truck has been caught on surveillance video, and the owner hopes its release will result in an arrest. (Courtesy Rogelio Lozano from Jefes Tacos)

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The suspect stole all the money in the tip jar and registered and even set off with the clerk’s wallet.

“She had her ID cards and some of her personal money that she was preparing to connect with her mother, who lives in Guatemala. That was very unfortunate,” Lozano said.

Lozano believes the thief stole over $ 500. “Money, you know, we can always relax. Which does not concern me. Your safety was my main concern, ”said Lozano.

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He says his two employees are shocked, but okay. Now he hopes the public can help identify this man and bring him to justice.

“We work so hard, you know, to make money and take care of your families and for someone to come in and threaten your life and then just take your money out of nowhere. It’s not fair, but neither is it what that is going to stop us from working, ”Lozano said.

If you spot the suspect, or if you know anything about this, call the police.

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