Tyler police investigate robbery of convenience store


An armed robbery was reported Sunday night at Star Mart, 2030 W. Gentry Pkwy., in Tyler.

Tyler police responded to the location at 9:21 p.m. The store clerk told officers that he observed a Hispanic male, about 5 feet 11 inches tall, medium build, wearing a mask on his face, walk into the store with a gun, according to a report from the Tyler Police Department.

The clerk ran back into the storage room and locked the door and called 911. The suspect was unable to obtain any cash from the store due to the quick thinking of the clerk, according to the report. Video indicated that the suspect was driving a four-door Black Dodge Journey.

The case remains under investigation.

- Staff Reports


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