Robbery Suspect Arrested After Hitting Clerk

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - A robbery suspect who allegedly struck a clerk with his fist is behind bars. Odessa Police arrested 28-year-old Raymundo Ybarra.

Police were called out to the 711 in the 800 Block of North Grandview early this morning. Ybarra allegedly walked behind the counter and hit the clerk with his fist. He then went around to the front of the counter and threw a metal gum display at the clerk, striking him in the hand.

The clerk told officers that Ybarra then grabbed three lighters and left the store. Ybarra was still on the scene when officers arrived. He was sitting in the back seat of a vehicle that was parked near the gas pumps.

Ybarra has been charged with Robbery, a 2nd Degree Felony.