Police: Victim in Cumberland shopping center robbery was part of crime

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - Tyler police announced Wednesday the woman who was robbed at knife point in Cumberland Park Shopping Center was actually a co-conspirator.

Her alleged accomplice was arrested on Sunday when he was held at gunpoint until authorities arrived on scene. He was identified as Chad Boening of Dallas.  She has been identified as Jamie Hardy, 33, of Tyler.

Boening and Hardy planned the robbery and set up the man who she met online. 

Investigators secured an arrest warrant and arrested Hardy charging her with aggravated robbery.  Hardy was booked in the Smith County Jail on a $50,000 bond.

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