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Man in custody after he fled from robbery, led police on short pursuit

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Posted at 6:22 PM, Aug 06, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-06 19:45:08-04

A man is in custody after police said he took them on a short pursuit after a 911 robbery call on Monday.

According to Killeen police, at 4:56 p.m. officers responded to a 911 call of a robbery at the Good Time Smoke Shop on the 4200 block of E. Stan Schlueter Loop. When officers arrived, they were told a man entered the business and made demands.

The suspect and the employees entered a verbal altercation, then the man fled the store in a silver Dodge Ram pickup.

Officers located the suspect in the vehicle and attempted to stop him, but he refused to comply. He led officers on a short pursuit towards Nolanville.

He then drove off the road and officers were able to take him into custody.

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