Three Suspects in San Antonio Credit Union Robbery Indicted

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SAN ANTONIO - A state grand jury indicted three gunmen last week on charges related to December’s multi-county car chase, after the suspects allegedly robbed San Antonio FCU. A State Trooper was injured by gunfire and several bullets struck San Antonio police cruisers during the shoot-out. The three suspects, Michael Hurtado, 23 and his 24-year-old brother Liborio Hurtado, and Armando Contreras, 24, were each indicted on robbery and assault charges. Police said the three stormed the credit union wearing army fatigues, ski masks and bullet-proof vests and carrying semi-automatic weapons, before making off with an undisclosed amount of cash. They led police on a high-speed chase on Interstate 35 and were forced to a halt when the pick-up truck they were getting away in careened over the highway median. During an ensuing gunfight, at least 20 cars were hit by bullets and one of the suspects and a state trooper injured.

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