Waco: Masked And Armed Robber Steals Woman’s Purse

By: Paul J. Gately Email
By: Paul J. Gately Email

WACO (December 18, 2012)--A man wearing a Halloween mask and carrying a gun robbed a woman early Tuesday morning in East Waco and made away with her purse.

The robbery happened just before 7 a.m. in the 1100 block of Taylor Street, Waco police Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton said.

When the first officers arrived at the scene the victim told them a man approached her wearing a Halloween-style white mask, a beanie cap and a black jacket, pointed a gun at her and stole her purse.

Waco police Victim's Services Unit also responded to the scene.

The man escaped on foot, officers said.

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