Tyler pizza parlor robbed by masked gunman
POSTED: Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 8:52pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 9:44pm
On February 3, 2011 at approximately 8:12pm, Tyler PD dispatch received a call about an aggravated robbery that had just occurred at 405 W. Front at Mazzio’s Pizza. Several officers were in the area when the call went out and immediately began searching the area for the suspect. The suspect was not located.
A female employee of Mazzio’s reported a black male wearing a blue-jean coat entered the eatery with a ski mask concealing his face. The suspect was approximately 6 feet tall and weighs around 190 pounds. The suspect demanded the money from the cash register and showed the female employee what she believed to be a handgun in his jacket pocket. The employee opened the cash register and the suspect reached over the counter and took an undetermined amount of money. The suspect then fled on foot from the store.
No one was injured in this incident.
Anyone with information about this case is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department at (903)531-1000..
From Tyler Police Department
TYLER - The Tyler Police Department confirms a masked gunman has robbed Mazzios on West Front Street shortly after 8 p.m. Thursday.
Officials say the robber took an undisclosed amount of cash.
KETK will bring you more information as it becomes available.