Police on hunt for cafe burglars

HARLINGEN — Several break-ins have occurred at local restaurants over the past couple weeks.

Police say they have arrested the man accused of breaking into the Las Vegas Cafe in Harlingen.

Currently, police are still trying to identify and locate another in connection with a second burglary.

Alejandro Rodriguez Flores is charged with a felony for burglary of a building, police said. He has been transported to the Harlingen City Jail. His age wasn’t available.

Officers said Flores broke into the popular Mexican restaurant on March 18. Unable to find him, police issued a plea for help from the public. Hours later he was apprehended.

The search for the man who broke into Chapitas Restaurant April 24 and stole $100 from the cash register is still ongoing.

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