ETX police search for armed robbery suspect

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 11:15am

The Crockett Police Department is searching for an armed man who robbed a local store Wednesday morning.

Early Wednesday morning, officers with the Crockett Police Department were dispatched to the Okay Food Store in the 900 Block of South Fourth Street responding to a panic alarm that had been activated.

When officials arrived, they discovered the clerk had been robbed at gun point. The clerk said shortly after she opened the store a man entered the store dressed in all black clothing, including a black mask and gloves. The suspect pointed a black semi-automatic handgun at the clerk and demanded all the money from the register.

The clerk described the suspect as a man as being around 5'9" and around 19 or 20 years old. She also told police the man wore a cross-body bag.

Anyone with any information regarding this robbery is asked to contact the Crockett Police Department at 936-544-2021.


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