KPD Identifies Robbery Suspect

On Friday, August, 14, 2015, a series of robberies started where a male suspect entered various businesses with a mask covering his face and a knife in his hand.  The male demanded money from the businesses and made off with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The first robbery occurred in Bell County at a Dollar General, and was investigated by the Bell County Sheriff’s Office.  Over the next few days, a Subway Restaurant in Copperas Cove, a Subway Restaurant in Gatesville, two Subway Restaurants in Killeen and two Dollar General Stores also in Killeen, were robbed by the same suspect.

The Killeen Police Department worked together with the Bell County Sheriff’s Department, Copperas Cove Police Department, and the Gatesville Police Department and a suspect was identified and placed under arrest.  The suspect was identified as 31 year old Alfredo Eldridge Coleman Jr. of Killeen. Justice of the Peace Garland Potvin set his bond at $850,000; he is currently in the Killeen City Jail awaiting transfer to the Bell County Jail.

Alfredo Eldridge Coleman Jr.

The agencies continue to investigate these robberies and information will be released as it becomes available.

Ofelia Miramontez

Public Affairs

Killeen Police Department

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