Lufkin Police searching for armed robbery suspect

Lufkin Police searching for armed robbery suspect

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

From the Lufkin Police Department:

At 5:04 p.m., we received a report of a robbery that just occurred at Remco Insurance at 508 S. Timberland Drive.

The suspect – believed to be a black male – entered the business with a handgun, zip tied the female employee’s hands, put tape over her mouth, made her lie on the floor and demanded all the money from the register.

He fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

He is described as 5’7 to 5’8, wearing dark-colored blue jeans and a black hoodie with a black bandana covering his face.

Surveillance video recovered from a neighboring business showed the suspect leave westbound on Montrose as the passenger in a maroon early 2000s model extended cab ½ ton Ford with a silver toolbox .

The employee was shaken but uninjured during the incident.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Department at 936-633-0356 or Crime Stoppers at 639-TIPS if they wish to remain anonymous.

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