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Fort Worth man caught soon after two armed robberies with gun, cash

A Fort Worth man was jailed Tuesday after he allegedly committed two armed robberies near Fort Worth on Saturday.

The suspect went into a convenience store in the 13000 block of White Settlement Road — in rural east Parker County a few miles west of White Settlement — and after grabbing a water bottle and putting it on the counter, he pointed a handgun at the clerk and demanded money, according to a Parker County Sheriff’s Office news release.

The clerk told deputies she gave the man money and he ran out about 9:30 a.m.

While investigators were still on the scene, they learned about a similar aggravated robbery a couple miles away, this one in the 6900 block of Confederate Park Road in western Tarrant County just outside Lakeside. The suspect and clothing descriptions from both incidents matched, the news release said.

Tarrant County deputies soon found the suspect walking near the second robbery location on Billings Road in Fort Worth. He was carrying a backpack containing a handgun, clothing matching the descriptions given by the robbery victims and about $840 in cash, the news release said.

Jordan Michael Hunt, 21, of Fort Worth, was charged with two first-degree felony counts aggravated robbery and jailed with bond set at $125,000. Tarrant County Jail record showed he was in custody Tuesday night.

Authorities also confirmed that the handgun was stolen from someone in Fort Worth, the news release said.

Mark David Smith: 817-390-7808, @MarkSmith_FWST