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Armed robber of Payless Shoe Store sought by police

Updated: Friday, August 16 2013, 03:05 PM MDT

By: Jamel Valencia
EL PASO, Texas - Police are circulating surveillance images that captured an armed robbery at a local shoe store, in hopes of capturing the man who committed the crime.

On July 31 around 4:30 p.m., police said, a man covering his face with a bandana threatened an employee at the Payless Shoe store at 8401 Dyer in northeast El Paso.

The robber pointed a handgun at the cashier, demanding money from the register, said police officials.

It's not known how much money the robber took off with, said police.

He is described as 5 feet 11 inches tall, with a thin build and has short hair on the sides and long, dark brown hair on top.

The robber was wearing a long-sleeve blue shirt, faded blue jeans and a gray bandana covering his right hand. He also used a red bandana to cover his face.

Anyone with any information on the identity of the man is asked to call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 915-566-8477(TIPS). You can report information online at You can also send a text message by entering the

Armed robber of Payless Shoe Store sought by police

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