Police seek help in catching robber

HARLINGEN — The Harlingen Police Department is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man wanted in connection to a robbery.

The robbery occurred between 3 a.m. and 3:20 a.m. Saturday in the 500 block of West Harrison Avenue.

Police said the man threatened a woman with bodily harm if she didn’t give up her purse.

The man left the area on foot with the victim’s purse and its contents, costume jewelry and cell phone.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts or identity of the man is encouraged to call the Harlingen Police Department at 956-216-5401, the HPD Investigations Division at 956-216-5419 or the Harlingen Area Crime Stoppers at 956-425-TIPS (8477).