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Third 7-11 robbed by masked suspect using roman candle

Surveillance photos of previous 7-11 robberies by masked suspects using roman candles. Photos courtesy Austin Police Department.

The Austin Police Department is reporting another 7-11 was robbed by a masked individual with a roman candle Sunday morning.

According to a spokesperson with the department, a single male suspect wearing a Halloween mask and brandishing a roman candle entered the 7-11 at 9200 Burnet Road at 3:16 a.m. and demanded money.

The suspect threatened the clerk with the roman candle then left with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police are not saying if this is related to previous similar incidents that occurred last week.

In the previous robberies, the suspects were also wearing masks and used roman candles. The robberies occurred on MoPac near Far West Blvd and another at Airport Blvd and 38 ½ Street.



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