Killeen: Suspect sought in armed holdups at 2 convenience stores

Surveillance photo. (Killeen Police Dept.)
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Police Monday released a surveillance photo of a man wanted in connection with armed holdups on the same day at two Killeen convenience stores.

The first was reported at around 4:15 a.m. Jan. 9 at the Valero store at 1000 West Stan Schlueter Loop.

The clerk told officers a man walked into the store, demanded money and escaped on foot with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The second robbery was reported less than three hours later at the Star Mart store at 1310 West Stan Schlueter Loop, where the same thing happened.

In both cases the robber was a light-skinned black who was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, a black overcoat, black leather gloves, heather gray sweatpants and white shoes.

Investigators are asking anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-TIPS.

Tips may also be submitted online.