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Temple police searching for man suspected of robbing local smoke shop

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Posted at 12:18 PM, Feb 19, 2023
and last updated 2023-02-19 13:18:02-05

TEMPLE, Texas — Temple police are searching for a suspect believed to have stolen about $200 from a local smoke shop.

Around 2:13 a.m. Sunday, officers were dispatched to Dr. Vape's Smoke Shop at 415 Van Dyke Drive on reports of an alarm, according to the Temple Police Department.

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Police said the back door was pried open and that roughly $200 was taken from the register.

Video surveillance shows a male entering the store and leaving within 30 seconds.

Anyone that recognizes the suspect is asked to contact Temple police at 254-298-5500 or the Bell County Crime Stoppers at 254-526-8477.

Anonymous reports can also be made at bellcountycrimestoppers.com.