Elderly man robbed in the Amarillo Wal-mart parking lot
Tue, 04 Sep 2012 18:03:23 GMT —
An elderly man was robbed, Monday morning, about 8:52 a.m. in the Wal-mart parking lot, at 4610 S. Coulter, while he put his groceries in his car.
The 70 year old man had just purchased groceries and was putting them in his car when a white male, about 25 years old in appearance asked to borrow a cell phone from the man. The elderly man said he did not have a phone.
The young man raised his shirt and showed a semi automatic pistol in his waistband. The man then demanded money.
The victim handed over an undisclosed amount of money. The suspect left on foot towards the Wal-mart.
The victim left the parking lot, calling the police later.
The suspect has been described at a white male, about 25-years old, 5'-5" to 5'-8" in height, 150lbs, with black hair. He was last seen wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans.
The suspect is believed to be a passenger in a white or silver late 1990's Toyota with a sunroof.
The victim was uninjured.
It you have any information about the crime or the suspect please contact:
Amarillo Crime Stoppers, APD 806-374-4400 firstname.lastname@example.org