Fort Worth Victim Sees Armed Robber on Street Later Same Day

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Credit: FWPD

Credit: FWPD

Fort Worth police are asking for public help in finding this man, the suspect involved in an aggravated robbery.

Police say the suspect approached two men trying to free a truck stuck in the mud on East Butler Street just after 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 25.

The suspect pulled a semi-automatic .45 caliber handgun and demanded cash; one victim reportedly began to give the suspect his wallet before remembering his immigration papers inside the wallet; the victim then refused and pulled back his wallet. The suspect shot the man in the leg as the two fought over the wallet.

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  • Victims were working to free vehicle stuck in the mud when the robber approached
  • One victim was shot as he fought over his wallet
  • The uninjured man called police later the same day when he saw the gunman on the street

The suspect then demanded cash from the second victim before running away, headed northbound. The victim who was shot was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.

The uninjured victim called police later the same day and reported seeing the suspect near East Seminary Drive and Interstate 35W; police say the suspect ran away when he realized the victim was calling police.

Credit: FWPD

Credit: FWPD

The suspect is described as a black male, 5’10”-6′ tall and weighing  120-150 lbs. He was reported wearing a backwards black baseball cap with a white Texas A&M logo. He was also wearing a black hoodie pulled over his head and black sunglasses.

Anyone with information on the robbery or suspect is asked to call Fort Worth police at 817-392-4381 or contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 817-469-TIPS (8477) or online at the Crime Stoppers website.