BPD Samuel Barrera Click for Booking Photo
BROWNSVILLE–A Brownsville man gets arrested for attempted robbery on Monday afternoon after he tries to rob a woman to help out his mother who is sick.
A 39 -year-old woman claimed Samuel Barrera approached her with his hands inside his pocket, indicating he had a weapon and demanding money.
The 36-year-old man told her he didn’t want to hurt anyone, but needed the money because his mother was sick.
The woman told Barrera to leave and he left empty-handed.
The man was seen entering a restaurant on Palm Blvd. where police found him around Noon. They said Barrera had no weapon and he was arrested without incident.
Barrera was arraigned on a charge of attempted robbery and his bond was set at $25,000.
–Manuel De La Rosa, South Texas Tribune, firstname.lastname@example.org
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