KPD Arrests Suspect on Bank Robbery
Detectives were able to determine the identity of the robbery suspect in this case. The case was reviewed by the Bell County District Attorney’s Office and a complaint was issued charging 22 year-old Austin Lamar Shelfer with Robbery and Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown issued a warrant for his arrest. On Friday, September 01, 2017, Officers subsequently located and arrested Shelfer without incident. He was transported and booked into the Killeen City Jail.
Killeen Police investigate afternoon bank robbery on Sunny Lane.
Officers responded to 2208 Sunny Lane, at 3:12 p.m., after receiving a 911 call letting them know the Texell Credit Union had just been robbed. Officers were advised a male entered the bank and demanded money. The suspect fled eastbound on foot from the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.
The suspect is described as a white male with a stocky build, approximately 5’5” tall with blonde hair, blue eyes and a full beard. He was last seen wearing a ball cap, a dark hoodie and jeans.
Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this Bank Robbery or can identify the suspect, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip. All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.
Killeen Police Department