WF man allegedly steals, threatens victim with hammer

WF man allegedly steals, threatens victim with hammer
Alexis Maldonado-Rodriguez has been charged with Aggravated Robbery by the WFPD. (Source: WCSO)

WICHITA FALLS, Tx (RNN Texoma) - A Wichita Falls man was arrested on Monday night following a disturbance at an apartment complex.

Around 11 p.m. officers were dispatched to the 3600 block of Maplewood to the Parks Place Apartments in reference to a possible aggravated robbery.

When police arrived on the scene they found a man who matched the description of the suspect, who officers were told had just taken items from the victim's vehicle and threatened the victim with a hammer.

Officers detained the suspect, Alexis Rodriguez-Maldonado, 21, after he tried to walk away from the scene.

Police said when talking to the victim, he said he heard a loud banging sound outside his apartment and when he looked outside he saw Rodriguez-

Maldonado inside his (the victim) vehicle taking items out.

The victim went outside to confront Rodriguez-Maldonado, according to police. When the victim confronted the suspect, the victim said Rodriguez-Maldonado threatened to hurt him with a hammer he had in his hand.

Officers spoke to a witness who said they saw Rodriguez-Maldonado inside the victim's vehicle and saw Rodriguez-Maldonado threaten the victim with a hammer.

Rodriguez-Maldonado was taken to the Wichita Co. Jail and charged with Aggravated Robbery.

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