Killeen police are investigating an alleged robbery at Lions Club Park.

In a news release issued Wednesday, KPD Commander Erich Morsbach said officers were dispatched to Metroplex Hospital in reference to an assault that reportedly occurred around 8:20 PM at the park.

The victims told offers they left the exercise path and were headed back to their vehicle when they were approached by a group of 3 or 4 men. According to the victims, they were trying to enter the vehicle when the men attacked them and stole a backpack.

The assailants were described as African-American men wearing sweatshirts, hoodies, and basketball shorts.

Detectives are asking anyone who may have information about the crime, the suspects, or the stolen materials to contact Crime Stoppers at (254) 526-8477 or online at Information can also be submitted via the P3tips app.

Information submitted to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and confidential, and could net a cash reward of up to $1,000 if it leads to an arrest.

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