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Posted on: November 29, 2023

For Immediate Release: Midland Police Make Arrest in Aggravated Robbery

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MIDLAND POLICE MAKE ARREST IN AGGRAVATED ROBBERY

Midland, TX- On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, at approximately 1:16 am, Officers with the Midland Police Department responded to 4310 Neely Ave. in reference to an aggravated robbery.

The investigation revealed two male suspects entered the convenience store and forced the cashier to open the cash register at gunpoint. They stole money from the register and fled the scene in a gold Jeep Compass.

Detectives were able to identify the two male suspects and locate the vehicle. The investigation revealed that Ivan Riojas, 19 years old and Leonel Maltos, 19-years-old, were the two subjects who entered the store.

Investigators revealed a third person was involved in the robbery, Precious Perez, 22-years-old, participated in the robbery by driving the involved vehicle and taking a share of the stolen money.


All three were arrested for Aggravated Robbery.

Riojas and Maltos were also charged with Evading Arrest.


The investigation is ongoing. There are no further details at this time.

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