Deputies arrest Wellington Lane aggravated robbery suspect

Matthew Lee Gill.
Matthew Lee Gill.(Wichita County Jail)
Published: Jul. 19, 2022 at 10:39 AM CDT
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WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - UPDATE: Matthew Gill’s charge of arson was dismissed on Oct. 5, 2022.


The Wichita County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man suspected of assaulting and robbing a 66-year-old man on Monday.

The crime reportedly happened in the 900 block of Wellington Lane just after 10 a.m. Law enforcement officials said the victim was taken to a hospital with “numerous facial injuries.”

Deputies then arrested a man, identified as Matthew Lee Gill, around 11:30 p.m. for public intoxication. Law enforcement had been called in reference to someone trying to enter a residence.

Gill was later charged with resisting arrest, aggravated robbery-elderly, burglary of a habitation and arson. He remains in the Wichita County Jail as of Tuesday morning.

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