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Copperas Cove Police investigating attempted robbery at Walmart

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Posted at 11:27 AM, Mar 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-18 12:27:06-04

COPPERAS COVE, TX — Copperas Cove Police are looking for a suspect of an attempted robbery.

Police say they responded to a report of a robbery at Walmart, located at 2720 E Business Highway 190 on March 17 around 8:45 a.m.

Police say during the robbery, the suspect handed the employee a note demanding money from the register.

In the note, the suspect threatened to shoot people if his demands were not met.

During a short delay by the employee, the suspect picked up his note and departed the store.

The suspect did not obtain money or items during the incident.

The suspect fled on foot from the store and ran towards 402 Constitution Drive where he entered into a white sedan and drove away.

Police say the suspect was described as being a black male that was 5'09" to 5'11".

He was wearing a thick blue winter coat, no gloves, and a blue scarf around his mouth and nose.

The Copperas Cove Police Department is continuing to investigate this incident. If you recognize the suspect or have additional information on this case (2020-0961), please call the Copperas Cove Police Department at (254) 547-8222 or Crime Stoppers at (254) 547- 1111.

Copperas Cove Crime Stoppers needs your help to solve this case and identify the offender. If you have information about this case or know the identity of the offender, Crime Stoppers needs your call today. Crime Stoppers pays up to $1,000.00 in cash for clues if your information leads to an arrest and prosecution. No one will ever ask your name. Any information you may have on this case or about the offender(s) is very important. Call Crime Stoppers today at (254) 547-1111 or submit a tip on-line at www.tipsubmit.com