Thursday armed robbery suspect is behind bars

Thursday armed robbery suspect is behind bars
Edwin Leon Taylor (Source: WFPD)
Edwin Leon Taylor (Source: WFPD)
WFPD are looking for a suspect who robbed the Lone Star Dollar Saver on Sheppard Access Road (Source: KAUZ)
WFPD are looking for a suspect who robbed the Lone Star Dollar Saver on Sheppard Access Road (Source: KAUZ)

WICHITA FALLS, TX (KAUZ) - UPDATE: Wichita Falls Police identified the suspect as 30-year-old Edwin Leon Taylor after collecting evidence at the scene.

The WFPD Gang Task Force received information that Taylor was in a local hotel near Loop 11 and Northwest Freeway.

At around 11:20 p.m. Taylor was seen leaving the room. Police then tried to confront him when police say he began to run away.

After a brief foot chase, he was arrested and booked into the Wichita County Jail on charges of Aggravated Robbery.

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ORIGINAL: Wichita Falls Police are looking for a man who robbed the Lone Star Dollar Saver near Sheppard Air Force Base on Thursday.

Around 11:45 a.m. WFPD said a white man, wearing all black, but no covering over his face entered the store in the 3600 block of Sheppard Access Road.

Officers said the suspect pulled out a firearm and demanded money from the clerk. An undisclosed amount of cash was given to the suspect before he ran out of the store.

The clerk said the man got into a black Tahoe and took off southbound on Sheppard Access Road.

There were no injuries reported. If you saw anything the WFPD is urging you to call Crime Stoppers at (940) 322-9888.

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