Tyler police investigating aggravated robbery of Family Dollar

Published on Friday, 21 April 2017 00:55 - Written by

An aggravated robbery occurred Thursday night at Family Dollar, 4305 Troup Highway, in Tyler.

Witnesses said two black males entered the store with guns and facemasks shortly before 8:30 p.m. and took an undisclosed amount of cash, according to a news release from Tyler Police Department Public Information Officer Don Martin.

The two suspects - one described as short with a thin build, and the other tall with a thin build - left on foot through the back of the store and officers are currently searching the area, according to the news release.