Police investigating gas station robbery in Tyler


 Police in Tyler are searching for two people they believe held up a gas station late Saturday night.

The aggravated robbery happened just after 11:00 p.m. at the Valero Gas Station in the 2200 block of Loop 323 in Tyler.

Police say the store clerk reported a white or hispanic female and a black male entered the store and confronted the cashier. As the female walked around the counter, the male pointed a black semi-automatic pistol at the clerk and ordered him to raise his hands. The female then reached into the cash register and placed an undisclosed amount of money in a plastic bag.

The two then ran from the scene.

The female was described as being approximately 5'04", and 150lbs. She was wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants, and a black bandana covering her face. The man was approximately 5'7", and 140lbs. He was also wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants, and a white bandana that covered his face.

The clerk was not injured during the robbery.

This case is still under investigation. Anyone with information regarding this case please contact the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000. 

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