Aggravated Robbery Suspect Caught

On January 14, 2015, at approximately 9:04pm, Officers responded to a Robbery in Progress call in the 4300 block of Travis. The suspect, a White male, approached the victim’s vehicle, displayed a gun and demanded money. The victim was able to drive away and call for police. 

Suspect was spotted by officers walking near the location where they were talking to the victim. The suspect, while being approached by uniformed officers, jumped into a vehicle and fled the location. The officers followed the suspect, but they lost the suspect vehicle temporarily. The vehicle was spotted again by officers and a short pursuit ensued until the suspect vehicle became disabled.

The suspect had another person in the vehicle with him. They both barricaded themselves in the vehicle. SWAT was notified, but before SWAT arrived officers at the scene were able to convince both individuals to surrender. They are both in custody.