KPD Investigates Aggravated Robbery and Evading Arrest Offenses
Killeen Police are investigating Aggravated Robbery and Evading Arrest offenses.
Officers responded to the Gateway Food Mart located at 100 E. Hallmark on Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 5:32pm, after receiving a 911 call telling them the store had just been robbed. Upon the officers arrival they were told that an armed black male wearing a gray shirt, jeans and a red bandana on his face, had demanded money then fled the store. There were no injuries during this Robbery.
As the officers were searching the area in the 200 block of E. Bryce, a witness observed a white Ford Escape SUV hit a vehicle and begin to flee the area. An officer attempted to stop the vehicle however the driver began accelerating and fleeing from the officer. The suspect in the hit and run drove north on S. Gray then westbound on E. Hallmark at a high rate of speed. A pursuit ensued; the officer continued to pursue the suspect when the vehicle hit a dip at Florence and W. Hallmark causing the vehicle to vault into the air coming down in the 100 block of W. Hallmark and hitting a telephone pole. The driver then attempted to flee from the vehicle but fell to the ground due to an injury to his leg. The driver was transported by ambulance to the Baylor Scott & White Hospital in Temple in serious condition.
Detectives are asking anyone who has information about the Aggravated Robbery or knows the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS or go online anonymously at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com or anonymously text BELLCO along with your tip to 274637. Text HELP to 274637 for help with the tip or text STOP to 274637 to stop the tip. All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads the arrest of the suspect involved in this crime you could be eligible for a reward up to $1,000 in cash.
Killeen Police Department