Police investigating Saturday night armed robbery in north Amarillo


This past Saturday night, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to a convenience store in the 1700 block of NE 24th Avenue on a reported armed robbery.

The victim told officers that two black males entered the store. One of the males, wearing a red mask over his face, pulled out a gun and pointed it at the victim while demanding money from the cash register. The second male stood at the door and appeared to be a lookout.

The male with the gun was described as being about 5’2’’ tall and weighing about 140 pounds, he had dark skin and was wearing a black leather jacket. A second suspect is described as being about 6’00’’ and wearing a faded blue hooded sweatshirt and jeans.

Investigators believe the suspects left the store westbound on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. There were no reported injuries from the incident.

Anyone with information about this robbery is asked to call the Amarillo Police Department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400. Tips can also be given anonymously online at www.amapolice.org or on the Amarillo Crime Stoppers P3 mobile app.

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