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Hays County Sheriff’s Office arrests man in connection with convenience store robbery

Friday, February 26, 2021

Hays County deputies arrested a Canyon Lake man in connection with a convenience store robbery that occurred in Wimberley. 

Hays County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a robbery that just occured at the Valero convenience store located in the 9400 block of Ranch Road 12 in Wimberley at approximately 1:40 a.m. on Thursday. 

Officials said the victim provided descriptions of the suspect and the vehicle used, stating that the suspect fled east on Ranch Road 12 toward San Marcos. 

HCSO said a deputy later observed a vehicle matching the description provided by the victim and a traffic stop was conducted. 

Officials said the driver — Hector Miranda, 29 — confessed to the robbery. HCSO collected evidence during its investigation, and Miranda was arrested and booked into the Hays County Jail for robbery, a second-degree felony. Bond was set at $25,000. 

If you have information regarding this event, contact Hays County Sheriff’s Office by calling 512- 393-7896. You can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-324-8466 or you can submit your information online to Tip Line P3tips.com as well as submit a tip on the Hays  County Sheriff’s Office App.

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