Copperas Cove police are asking for the public’s help in capturing a man who robbed a Cove business late Friday night.

Police were called to Copperas Hills Food Mart, 107 West Avenue E, at 10:49 PM. There, a witness said a man entered the store with a handgun and demanded cash from an employee. He then fled the store with an undisclosed amount of cash.

The victim – a 23-year-old woman – was no injured.
In a media release, Cove police described the suspect as a “medium-skinned” male wearing a black mask, dark clothing, and carry a black backpack.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about this crime or the suspect to contact Copperas Cove Crime Stoppers at (254) 547-1111 or

Citizens submitting tips do not have to give their names, and information leading to an arrest and conviction could net a cash reward of up to $1,000.

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