KILLEEN (April 30, 2013)—Police in Killeen were looking Tuesday for a crook who grabbed the cash from the register at Zip Car Wash at 200 West Veterans Memorial Blvd. and then ran.
The incident happened at around 2 p.m. Monday.
The clerk told officers a man in his late 40s who had been sitting in the lobby for about 10 minutes approached the counter and asked her for change for a $1 bill, police said.
When she opened the register he slapped her hands away, grabbed the cash and took off, police said.
No one was hurt.
The victim said the thief had a heavy build and was wearing a blue athletic jersey.