Corpus Christi Robbery detectives are asking the publicís assistance to help identify the suspects involved in the robbery of two businesses on Saturday, Oct. 5.

At 11:13 a.m., store employees called Police to the Dollar General located at 3130 Morgan Avenue and reported being robbed at knifepoint. A store clerk sustained a minor cut to her finger when the robbery suspect slashed at her. He was able to take an undetermined amount of money and getaway in a Sports Utility Vehicle.

The suspect in the Dollar General robbery is described as a Hispanic man in his mid to late 30's, stands 5-fee, 9-inches tall, and weighs 140 lbs. He was seen leaving in a black Ford Explorer.

At 12:28 p.m., Police were to the Wal-Mart located at 1821 S. Padre Island Drive when the 1st Convenience Bank inside was robbed. Further investigation revealed a fire was set in the grocery section, shortly before the bank was robbed. The robber was able to escape, walking out with customers as the store was evacuated.

The suspect in the 1st Convenience Bank robbery is a Hispanic man in his mid-20s, standing 5-feet, 9-inches to 5-feet, 10-inches tall, and weighing 130 lbs. He was seen leaving in a blue Ford Explorer.

It is unknown at this time, if the robberies are connected, but Detectives ask that anyone with any information on these two robberies or knows the identity of the suspects are asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or submit a tip online at www.888TIPS.com. Tipsters will earn a cash reward if the suspects are identified and arrested.