Owner Speaks After Thief Strikes Business Twice

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Mercedes (KFXV) — A local business targeted by thieves twice in the same week and police need your help to bring those responsible to justice.  

The business owner says this isn’t the first time his shop is burglarized but these crimes are causing a financial impact.


The burglary happened at this mechanic shop located on the 5900 block of mile 12 1/2 in Rural Mercedes.


This surveillance video shows an older man going onto the victim’s property, on April 22nd to commit the burglaries– that are now affecting the local business owner.


In these types of incidents, he says he usually has to pay twice to get his job done.


Investigators believe the unidentified suspect may be driving a green, older model Ford Taurus.


Anyone with information is asked to call the Hidalgo County Crime stoppers Hotline at (956) 668-8477.

Owner Speaks After Thief Strikes Business Twice

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Maricela De La Cruz

Maricela De La Cruz is a reporter with Fox News and sister-station Univision Valle del Rio Grande. Born and raised in Mission, TX she joined the Fox/Univision news team in March 2012. Maricela graduated from The University of Texas-Rio Grande Valley, where she studied Broadcast Journalism. She is passionate about giving a voice to those who need it as well as reporting fairly and accurately about the issues that impact this border community and its residents. As a Valley native, Maricela takes great pride in being able to use journalism as a way to empower local residents through information.


  1. Good keep steaing from his stupid ass his on food stamps dose not claim his earings 2 the food stam office taking dizz from registered bizz that pay 2 have bizz his not even registered

  2. Catch him so they can deport him..So he can come back and do it again..


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