Crime seems to go up when the holidays are approaching in Killeen, and it seems like this year is no different.

According to a report from our news partners at KWTX, an unknown person is said to have robbed two stores in Killeen within ten minutes.

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When and Where Did it Happen?

The  Killeen Police Department’s Violent Crimes Unit stated that the crimes took place on Thursday, November 11. The first robbery happened at a store located at 2000 Trimmier Road around 9:21 PM.

Just ten minutes later, authorities were dispatched to another business at 1000 S WS Young Drive in response to an aggravated robbery there.

Suspect Details

The suspect is believed to be 5'10 tall. At the time of the crimes, the suspect was wearing a black ski mask, a black Adidas jacket, and a gray hoodie along with gray sweatpants.

The man was in possession of an unidentified gun and used the weapon to rob the stores.

How You Can Help

Authorities are asking the public to reach out if they have any information regarding these robberies. A reward up to $1,000 in cash is available if your tip leads to the arrest of the person(s) responsible.

Tips can be reported anonymously by downloading the P3Tips App for IOS or Android. You can also contact the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at www.bellcountycrimestoppers.com.

More to Come?

The sad thing is that lots of people experienced income loss during the past two years. However, turning to crime is not the answer. Small business owners are trying their best to make it through this pandemic. Robberies like this can definitely set these stores back by a lot. Remember to be kind, and pay it forward when you can.

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