Palestine police seeking clues in armed robbery
The Palestine Police Department is asking the public for help in identifying a man who robbed a dollar store at gunpoint Saturday evening.
About 8:15 p.m., a black man allegedly went into the Family Dollar, in the 200 block of East Spring Street, demanding money from the cash registers, while armed with a gun, according to a news release from the department.
No one was injured in the incident, and the man left with an undetermined amount of cash.
The man was described by witnesses as about 6 feet tall with a thin build, according to the release. He was wearing a white jacket, white gloves, dark pants and black shoes. He was described as armed with a black handgun and entered the building with T-shirt type of material covering his face.
Anyone with information on the incident or robber can call detective Cathy Weber at 903-731-8422 or Crime Stoppers at 903-729-TIPS (8477).