Starr County authorities: Money missing from city of La Grulla

The Starr County special crimes unit reported via its Facebook page on Tuesday that public funds have gone missing from the city of La Grulla.

The unit’s page cited La Grulla Mayor Pedro Flores in reporting that as much as $5,000 — $3,000 in cash and more than $2,000 in checks — “went missing from a safe.”

According to the page, the city “requested an investigation” by the unit, which remains ongoing with updates pending.