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Crockett PD searching for suspect in armed robbery of local business

(Source: MGN Online) (Source: MGN Online)
CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) -

Following an armed robbery at the World Finance on South Fourth Street Friday, Crockett Police officers are still searching for the suspect.

According to a press release from the Crockett Police Department, CPD officers were dispatched to the World Finance located at 1025B South Fourth Street in reference to an armed robbery that occurred shortly before 5:48 p.m.

A worker at the business called 911 to report that they had been robbed at gunpoint by a heavyset black man. Witnesses said the man had a deep voice, had his face partially covered, and was wearing a black shirt and blue jeans.

When the suspect entered the World Finance, he brandished a handgun and demanded and undetermined amount of money. After he took the money, the man fled the business on foot.

Anyone with any information about this armed robbery is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (936) 545-TIPS or the Crockett Police Department at (936) 544-2021.

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