Kilgore police searching for armed robbery suspect - Tucson News Now

BREAKING NEWS

RAW: Kilgore convenience store hold-up

KILGORE, TX (KLTV) -

The Kilgore Police Department is looking for a man that robbed a Kilgore gas station at gunpoint on Thursday night.

Police say just after 9:30 on Thursday night, they were called to the Clayton's Git-N-Go in the 2400 block of S. Henderson Boulevard.

The clerk said that a 5' 8" to 5'9" black male around 180 to 190 pounds, wearing a blue hoodie, with what appeared to be a white shirt underneath, dark pair of Dickie pants, and a bandana over his face, came into the store, pulled a handgun, and demanded money. He was able to get away on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash. After speaking to the store clerk and reviewing surveillance video, police determined the suspect displayed a black colored semi-automatic handgun. The suspect has a possible scar or birthmark near the area of his right eye.

Kilgore PD began searching for the man in the area around the convenience store. Officers from the Rusk County Sheriff's Office and the Kilgore College Police Department joined the search, along with a DPS helicopter.

The officers were unable to locate the suspect.

Witnesses reported seeing a burgundy, two-tone Ford Explorer with zebra print seat covers, parked about a block away from the store, with the hood up and two black males standing around the vehicle just prior to the robbery. The vehicle was gone shortly after the robbery.

If you have any information on this robbery, contact the Kilgore Police Department.

Copyright 2012 KLTV. All rights reserved.

  • Local newsMore>>

  • Family displaced after hoverboard fire charred home

    Family displaced after hoverboard fire charred home

    Sunday, April 30 2017 5:10 PM EDT2017-04-30 21:10:22 GMT
    Source: Tucson Fire DepartmentSource: Tucson Fire Department

    A family was displaced from their home Saturday night after a hoverboard caught fire and heavily charred the residence, according to the Tucson Fire Department.  

    A family was displaced from their home Saturday night after a hoverboard caught fire and heavily charred the residence, according to the Tucson Fire Department.  

  • Sawmill Fire evacuee: "I can sleep and I'm relieved"

    Sawmill Fire evacuee: "I can sleep and I'm relieved"

    Sunday, April 30 2017 1:40 AM EDT2017-04-30 05:40:00 GMT
    People living and working in Sonoita are relieved that evacuation orders have been lifted (Source: Tucson News Now).People living and working in Sonoita are relieved that evacuation orders have been lifted (Source: Tucson News Now).

    Fire officials on the Sawmill Fire are in the process of releasing multiple personnel and crews after announcing Saturday containment of the fire has increased to 89 percent. 617 personnel were

    Fire officials on the Sawmill Fire are in the process of releasing multiple personnel and crews after announcing Saturday containment of the fire has increased to 89 percent.

  • UA trauma surgeon seeing spike in e-cig burns

    UA trauma surgeon seeing spike in e-cig burns

    Sunday, April 30 2017 1:31 AM EDT2017-04-30 05:31:56 GMT
    E-cig users said they take care of their equipment so it doesn't catch fire (Source: Tucson News Now).E-cig users said they take care of their equipment so it doesn't catch fire (Source: Tucson News Now).

    A Banner University Medical Center burn surgeon says he's seeing a rise in burns from electronic cigarettes after conducting a study featured in a new medical journal and treating 3 patients for

    A Banner University Medical Center burn surgeon says he's seeing a rise in burns from electronic cigarettes after conducting a study featured in a new medical journal and treating 3 patients for e-cig burns in Tucson.

  • Trending StoriesTrending StoriesMore>>

  • Homeless man gets makeover from big-hearted cops

    Homeless man gets makeover from big-hearted cops

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-04-25 18:44:10 GMT
    Tuesday, April 25 2017 3:49 PM EDT2017-04-25 19:49:50 GMT

    Police officers in Rome, NY, went the extra mile to give back to their community, helping one in need.

    Police officers in Rome, NY, went the extra mile to give back to their community, helping one in need.

  • Severe reaction to new sandals leads woman on a painful path

    Severe reaction to new sandals leads woman on a painful path

        One woman wants to warn people about her painful path, the result of a severe and debilitating allergic reaction.  She had no idea what she was allergic to until she visited a fourth emergency room in two weeks.    

    One woman wants to warn people about her painful path, the result of a severe and debilitating allergic reaction. She had no idea what she was allergic to until she visited a fourth emergency room in two weeks.    

  • 'The Phantom' serial killer of children out of prison, living in Tucson

    'The Phantom' serial killer of children out of prison, living in Tucson

    Thursday, April 27 2017 12:17 AM EDT2017-04-27 04:17:43 GMT
    Friday, April 28 2017 11:32 PM EDT2017-04-29 03:32:02 GMT
    Convicted killer William Huff was spotted riding his bicycle through a Tucson neighborhood. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)Convicted killer William Huff was spotted riding his bicycle through a Tucson neighborhood. (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)

    William Huff terrorized Sierra Vista during the spring and summer of 1967. Despite a sentence of 40 years to life, the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency voted to release him from prison into home arrest. Family members of the victims are concerned for the safety of the community, as are new members of the Clemency Board. CBS 5 Investigates videotaped Huff riding a bike through his Tucson neighborhood. There are no restrictions placed on his proximity to children.

    William Huff terrorized Sierra Vista during the spring and summer of 1967. Despite a sentence of 40 years to life, the Arizona Board of Executive Clemency voted to release him from prison into home arrest. Family members of the victims are concerned for the safety of the community, as are new members of the Clemency Board. CBS 5 Investigates videotaped Huff riding a bike through his Tucson neighborhood. There are no restrictions placed on his proximity to children. 

Powered by Frankly