Teen Arrested for Two Armed Robberies in Midland

MIDLAND - A Midland teen is in jail after allegedly robbing two businesses.

Police say 17-year-old Hector Daniel Rodriguez robbed Taylor Petroleum on South Big Spring late Thursday night. About an hour and a half later he allegedly robbed the T&T Doughnuts on North Big Spring.

In both robberies, Police say Rodriquez walked in, brandished a gun and demanded cash. Police later determined the gun was a BB gun that resembled a real firearm.

Rodriquez was later arrested and booked into the Midland County Detention Center and charged with two counts of Aggravated Robbery.

The Midland Police Department is not releasing information on whether Rodriguez acted alone but urge anyone with any further information on the crimes to call the police department at 685-7108.