Tyler, tx — Update: A woman posing as a police officer has allegedly robbed a second person on Sunday.
Tyler detectives say a white female in plain clothes presented a badge at D & N Grocery on W. Bow Street and stole a man’s wallet.
The woman asked for $10, and when she was told no, she showed a badge and identified herself as a police officer. The impersonator took the victim’s wallet out of his pants and then left in a small grey Nissan car.
Original Story: Tyler Police are currently looking for a woman who allegedly impersonated an officer, and robbed a man.
The incident happened just after 8 Sunday Night, at a car wash on the 5000 block of Highway 31 West.
Police tell KETK, a man was approached by a female claiming to be a police officer.
The victim stated that an unknown white female with short brown hair, possibly in her 40’s, approximately 5’5” and 130 pounds, approached him as he was parked near the car vacuums.
She presented a badge that led him to believe that she was a police officer. She informed him that she was going to search his car or he was going to be arrested. After searching his car, she stole a few unknown items from him. She then left in a dark colored compact vehicle. There is no other information available at this time.
Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department.