Aggravated Robbery Suspect Behind Bars in Big Spring

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - Thanks to a quick thinking clerk, an aggravated robbery suspect is behind bars in Big Spring.

Police tells NewsWest 9, 40-year-old David Hernandez Montez held up the Star Stop Convenience Store on Highway 80 on Monday.

He got away with some cash, but was busted because of an earlier botched robbery attempt.

We're told he tried to rob the 7-11 on FM 700, but left empty handed after knocking the clerk down.

That clerk got his license plate number which lead police to Montez.

He's in jail on a $50,000 bond.