Released by the Tyler Police Department:
On 01-27-2013 at approximately 0129hrshrs, an Aggravated Robbery occurred in the 1800 block of Loop 323 E SE, Tyler Smith County, Texas.
Upon Officer's arrival, they contacted the victim who stated she was walking home when she observed an older model white car pull up beside her. A black male exited the car, pointed a small black pistol at her, and demanded her cell phone. The victim handed over her purse and phone at this time. The suspect got back into the car and fled West bound on the Loop.
The victim said that she observed four black males inside the car as it drove away. The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'09'', 180lbs, and was wearing a gray hat.
The victim was unharmed during the incident. At this time there is no further information pertaining to the case. Anyone with information regarding the above case is encouraged to contact the Tyler Police Department.
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