blank polo shirt Temple police investigating string of holiday robberies
TEMPLE, TX (KXXV) Police say owner of the business exited from the back of the building, armed with a shotgun. The owner then fired his gun at the man twice, but missed both times.The suspect was last seen westbound on foot from the scene wearing a white shirt, red hat and blue jeans.A second robbery happened on Dec.Officers were dispatched to Shop N Go in the 1100 block of south 19th Street. Once they arrived, officers were told that a black man, between 5 and 5 tall,
wearing a dark grey sweatshirt, dark pants, white gloves and a black mask had entered the store with a handgun.The suspect demanded money from the register and fled the scene eastbound on foot once he got the cash, police say.This is the third time in two months Shop N Go has been robbed. on Christmas Eve, officers got a call about another robbery.The victim told officers that she was sitting at the intersection of south Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and east Avenue H waiting for the traffic light. That’s when she says a black man, approximately 5 approached the driver side of her vehicle.According to the victim, the suspect pulled out a small semi automatic handgun and demanded the woman’s purse and her cell phone. The suspect grabbed her purse and fled on foot westbound from the scene.A caller told police that a Hispanic male had been drinking inside the bar. The employee says that while she was preparing to close the bar the man went towards the restroom.Once returning to the main bar area,
the suspect picked up a pool cue stick and placed it against head of the bartender husband. The suspect then allegedly told the employee he had a knife and demanded the money from the register.