Police Searching For Alleged Aggravated Robbery Suspect

By: Clay Falls and Rashi Vats Email
By: Clay Falls and Rashi Vats Email

*10 P.M. Sunday Update*

College Station Police are looking for an alleged aggravated robbery suspect.

Investigators say the suspect pulled out a gun and demanded money from a man at an apartment complex pool.

Neighbors say people were in the pool area when this happened Saturday in broad daylight around 6 P.M.

College Station Police say a man wearing a bandana covering his face robbed a 47-year-old Hispanic man from Bryan, who was visiting the apartment complex.

It's a move-in weekend Texas A&M Senior Chris Allison and wife Whitney weren't expecting.

"Our apartment it's right next to the pool where it happened and we came out and saw everyone talking about it the police were there we got, we were here when the police pulled up," said Allison.

College Station police say a masked man pulled a handgun from his waistband and stole money from a Bryan man visiting the pool at the Huntington Apartments in the 1900 block of Dartmouth Street.

"Yeah that's what I thought was weird is 'cause the time of day and then also they're just like at the hot tub in their bathing suits you know. It's not worrying in the fact that they are probably not the brightest of criminals," Allison added.

Police say the suspect ran west down Dartmouth Street and met up with a another man there with both going west and disappearing at the property next door.

"No, no we were just moving in and saw it and I was like leaving a good first impression. Other than that I like the apartments it was kind of worrying seeing that," said Chris Allison.

The masked gunman is described as a black male, in his early 20's, around 5'10 in height, thin build, wearing baggy pants, a white t-shirt and a black baseball cap with a light color brim.

He also had a bandana on his face.

The other suspect is described as black man wearing a blue shirt who was taller than his accomplice and had a thin build.

The College Station Police's Criminal Investigations Division is reviewing the case.

If you have any information you are asked to call police at (979) 764-3600.

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College Station police are searching for a suspect involved in a possible robbery near the pool area of an apartment complex.

Investigators say they were called out to the apartment complex on the 1900 block of Dartmouth around 6 p.m. Saturday.

The victim told police that he had been visiting the pool area of the apartment complex when a male, that he did not know, approached him. The unknown male was wearing a bandana that covered his face.

Police say the suspect pointed a handgun at the victim and demanded money. The suspect then fled the area on foot, running westbound across Dartmouth where witnesses say he appeared to meet up with a second male.

Investigators say the two males then continued to run westbound and out of sight through the adjacent property.

The victim was identified as a 47-year-old Hispanic male, a resident of Bryan, TX.

The suspect has been described as a black male possibly in his early 20’s, about 5’9” to 5’11” in height, thin build, last seen wearing baggy pants, a white t-shirt, and a black baseball style cap with a light color brim.

The male seen meeting up with the suspect has been described as a black male wearing a blue shirt.

Anyone with information regarding the above mentioned offense is encouraged to contact the College Station Police Department, Criminal Investigations Division at (979)764-3600.

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