Two sought in armed daylight robbery

Authorities are continuing to search for two suspects who were caught on surveillance camera robbing a Dripping Springs area jewelry store in broad daylight Saturday.

According to a Hays County press release, authorities received a call reporting an aggravated robbery that had taken place at Vik’s Jewelers, located in the 500 block of east Highway 290, at approximately 11:31 a.m.

The Hays County Sheriffs Office is seeking these two suspects in connection with an aggravated robbery in the Dripping Springs area. (courtesy sketches)

Two black males entered the store and brandished handguns and ordered two employees to raise their hands, according to the release.

One of the suspects attempted to break the glass to one of the jewelry displays, but was unsuccessful. No one was injured in the incident.

The second suspect then fired two rounds into the case to gain access to the jewelry. After stealing jewelry out of the case, the two suspects fled the store and left in a dark green or gray Nissan passenger vehicle. The direction of travel is unknown.

One suspect has been identified as a black male with a light complexion approximately 5-feet, 7-inches tall, 175 pounds. He was wearing light colored jeans, a black sweatshirt, a tan baseball hat and sunglasses.

The second suspect is identified as a black male with a dark complexion approximately 5-feet, 9-inches, 175 pounds. He was wearing blue jeans, a black jacket with a wide stripe on the sleeves, a camouflage boonie hat and a reflective vest.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512.393.7896 and speak with the Criminal Investigations Division.

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