APD investigates armed robbery


marillo Police Department officers are investigating a robbery that occurred Sunday evening at the 8 zero 1 Discount.

According to APD, officers responded to the store in the 1000 block of north Fillmore at approximately 8:14 p.m. after receiving reports of an armed robbery.

An employee told officers that two men entered the store, pulled out a pistol and demanded money from the clerk. The clerk then took off running toward the back of the store and was followed by the armed suspect who may have possibly fired a shot at the clerk. Investigating officers could not find any evidence of a shot being fired inside the building.

At this time there is no description of the suspects except that they left in a dark colored SUV.

If you have any information about the suspects or incident contact APD or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.

Amarillo Crime Stoppers said all calls will remain confidential and could lead to a cash reward.