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Armed Robbery of Armored Truck

Update:

Two employees of an armored truck company told College Station Police they were accosted by two suspects who were armed with at least one firearm.

The suspects took an undetermined amount of cash from the victims and fled the area in a white colored truck that was driven by a third suspect.

The truck was recovered about four blocks away, in the 500 blk of Cooner Street after it was abandoned.

It was determined that this vehicle had previously been reported stolen to authorities in Harris County.

The suspects were reported to be males wearing masks and there were no reported injuries in the commission of this crime.

The investigation into this offense continues by the Criminal Investigations Division of the College Station Police Department as well as local representatives of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the College Station Police Department at 979-764-3600 or Crime Stoppers at 979-775-TIPS.

Original story:

College Station Police are investigating the armed robbery of an armored truck Monday afternoon.

This was in the parking lot of the Bank of America on University just east of Texas.

Confirmed information so far is that at 2:06 p.m. three armed men, each over six feet tall with athletic builds and wearing masks, were involved.

No race has been determined due to conflicting witness reports.

And the suspects fled the scene in a white pickup.

The truck was found about four blocks away on Cooner Street near McArthur.

Lt. Chuck Fleeger wouldn’t say whether the holdup took place after the armored truck employees arrived or as they were returning to their vehicle after being inside the bank.

No one was hurt.

Click below for comments from Chuck Fleeger, visiting with WTAW’s Bill Oliver.

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Posted by on Oct 21 2013. Filed under Featured Stories, News.

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