Killeen couple robbed at gunpoint
KILLEEN – Police are investigating an Aggravated Robbery of a Killeen couple that occurred in the area of Hoover and 2nd Street, on Tuesday night, just before 8:00 pm.
The couple were getting out of their vehicle ,when they heard a male yelling at them demanding their belongings. The couple turned around and saw a tall black male with bad teeth, wearing a black ski mask, a gray hooded fleece pull over and dark color sweat pants, threatening them with a handgun. At one point the suspect pulled the trigger however the gun did not fire. The couple scrambled to get away from the suspect and in doing so, the male victim threw an object at him; the suspect then fired his weapon missing the male. The female victim then hit the suspect with an object and at that point he ran from the area east on Hoover; as he was running away he fired the weapon again, hitting the victim’s vehicle. There were no injuries reported in this robbery.
Killeen Police are asking anyone with information about the suspect or the robbery, to contact Bell County Crime Stoppers at 526-TIPS (8477) or www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com. All information is confidential and you can remain anonymous. If your tip results in the arrest of the suspect responsible for this crime, you could be eligible for a reward of up to $1000 in cash.