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Arlington Police Need Help In Identifying Robbery Suspect


Arlington, Texas. June 7, 2017

The Arlington Police Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in an aggravated robbery.

On May 25, 2017 around 11:30 a.m., a 65 year old male was walking on the Fish Creek Trail in Cravens Park when a suspect approached him from behind. The suspect displayed a handgun and demanded the victim’s wallet. When the victim refused, the suspect then struck him from behind knocking him unconscious. The suspect took the victim’s wallet and fled the area on foot. 

The suspect is described as a young, light-skinned African-American male, approximately 17-21 years of age, 150-160 pounds.

The suspect was wearing a gray or white shirt and basketball shorts. 

A second suspect possibly involved is described as a 25-30 year-old white male with blonde hair wearing a gray T-shirt and potentially riding a forest green mountain bike. 

Detectives have canvassed the area, gathered information and talked with witnesses in hopes of obtaining leads.   Attached is a composite sketch of the suspect as described by the witnesses.

If you have any information, please contact Detective John Henry at 817-459-5312.    You can reference report #2017-01450298.

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