Thief targets dessert shops in Texas town

A man has been targeting dessert shops in a Texas town, committing four robberies -- two in the same business, KHOU reported.

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The Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt shop in Cypress was robbed Jan. 15, the television station reported. Surveillance cameras caught a bald man with a goatee, who walked up to the cash register, yanked it open and took the money, KHOU reported.

"I saw him and I saw what he was doing," store manager Debra Santos told the television station. "You just don't know people now a days. I didn't know if he had a gun or a weapon."

On Feb. 14, the bald bandit struck again, robbing a different Orange Leaf in Cypress, KHOU reported. Later that day, the man robbed Shipley's Donuts in Cypress. The manager chased the thief, but the man sped away in a white car, the television station reported.

On Feb. 16, the thief returned to the Orange Leaf he had robbed a month earlier, taking the store's second cash register, according to KHOU.

"He said, ‘I'm sorry I have to do this,’ and he ripped the cables and took off again," Santos told the television station.

Santos said she hopes the thief’s robbery pattern will trip him up.

"I hope they catch him soon," Santos told KHOU. "He seems to be repetitive, so hopefully he'll have a break in his pattern and they'll catch him."

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