Masked woman tries to rob local convenience store at gunpoint

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Police are investigating after a woman with a bandanna covering her face tried to rob a convenience store at gunpoint early Monday morning in Killeen.

(Photo by Kathleen Serie)

Officers responded to a Mickey's store at the 4800 block of Westcliff Road around 2:05 a.m. after receiving reports of a robbery.

According to police, the clerk told officers that a woman wearing a black sweater and a blue bandana covering her face displayed a pistol and demanded money.

Police did not say if she got away with any money or items.

The suspect ran eastbound toward Cedarhill Drive, police said.

No one was injured.

A cashier working at the Mickey's store during the robbery said this is the fourth time he's been held up at gunpoint since he started working there about one year ago.

He said when the suspect demanded money Monday morning, he told her he had no money in his register.

He said she appeared to be in her 20s.

"I'm just hoping some of these kids would realize, these stores don't have money in it, so stop trying to rob these stores," Mickey's employee Julius Burton said.

"There's other things you can do out there. Get a job, do some volunteer work, cut some grass if you've got to. Stop trying to rob people, stop being bums, get a life."