Dripping Springs robbery investigation ongoing

Staff Report

DRIPPING SPRINGS — The Hays County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a robbery that occurred at a Dripping Springs gas station.

On March 6 at approximately 10:49 AM, the pictured suspect arrived at 104 US 290 Dripping Springs at the Circle K Gas Station approached the clerk and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene in a white 2014-2020 four-door Volkswagon Jetta. The Jetta’s front passenger side door panel has as damage.

If you have information regarding this incident, identity of persons, whereabouts, etc., please contact Hays County Sheriff’s Office at 512-393-7896, Detective Lisa McNiel at 512-268-0349 or lisa.mcniel@co.hays.tx.us. You can also contact Crime Stoppers anonymously by calling 1-800-324-8477 from anywhere in the U.S. or you can submit your information online to Tip Line: P3tips.com

This is an ongoing investigation. No further information is available at this point and there is no danger to the public.

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