POSTED: Monday, October 17, 2011 - 2:29am
UPDATED: Monday, October 17, 2011 - 2:31am
Tyler — On 10-17-2011 at approximately 1:22am Tyler Police Officers responded to a reported Robbery at 4725 Troup Highway at the Food Fast convenience store.
Officers arrived at the store and contacted the clerk who advised that two subjects had just robbed him at gun point. The clerk advised he was in the cooler area of the store when he was confronted by one black male wearing a ski mask, holding a black handgun.
He advised the suspect ordered him to the front of the store where another black male, wearing a black and gold Halloween mask was waiting.
He advised the suspects ordered him to open the store safe and cash register. The clerk gave the suspects the money from the register but the safe was not opened. He advised the suspect then fled the scene on foot.
The clerk was not injured during this incident. The suspects are further described as being between 18 and 20 years of age approximately 5'7" tall and slim in build. Both were wearing all black clothing and white gloves.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000.