An aggravated robbery occurred at 11:10 p.m. Saturday at the Valero Gas Station, 2211 WSW Loop 323 in Tyler, according to Sgt. Daniel Richardson of the Tyler Police Department.
Upon arrival, police were advised that a white or Hispanic female and black male entered the store and confronted the cashier. As the female suspect walked around the counter, the male suspect pointed a black semi-automatic pistol at the clerk and ordered him to raise his hands, according to a news release.
The female then reached into the cash register and placed an undisclosed amount of money in a plastic bag. The suspects fled the scene on foot.
The female was described as being about 5-foot-4 and 150 pounds. She was wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and a black bandana covering her face. The male suspect is about 5-foot-7 and 140 pounds. He also was wearing a black hooded jacket, black pants and a white bandana that covered his face, according to the release.
The clerk was not injured during the robbery.
The case is under investigation. Anyone with information about this case, please contact the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000.