UPDATE: Tyler police catch armed Conoco robber on West Pickney St.
POSTED: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 3:52pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, May 30, 2012 - 4:13pm
tyler — A KETK photographer on scene says the suspect, 39-year-old Mark Antonio Lee, came out of a home with his hands in the air and gave up without incident.
Police were heavily armed and had the house surrounded at the time of the surrender.
Original Report: The Tyler Police Department has caught the man wanted for allegedly robbing the Conoco gas station earlier Wednesday.
He was arrested on the 900 block of West Pickney Street around 3:45 p.m.
Officers had been searching Tyler for the bandit since around 12:30 p.m. He was believed to be carrying a semi-automatic gun at the time of the heist.
KETK has a crew on the scene and will bring you more information as it becomes available.