ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department confirmed that a string of robberies have hit the city Thursday morning.
According to the APD, on Wednesday, Jan. 12, APD dispatch received calls from four separate businesses claiming that they were robbed.
- 7:39 p.m. – Convenience store at 700 Veteran’s Dr. robbed by male wearing a dark hoodie and facemask, described as heavy set.
- 9:15 p.m. – Convenience store at 3400 Ambler Ave. robbed by possible male wearing dark mask, dark pants, and lighter colored jacket.
- 9:43 p.m. – Hotel at 1700 Overland Trail robbed by male.
- 10:23 p.m. – Hotel at 3000 Catclaw Dr. robbed by male, wearing mask.
The suspect(s) in the convenience store robberies took either money, food, or cigarettes. The suspect(s) in the hotel robberies took an undisclosed amount of money.
The Department is working to identify the suspect(s) in each of these robberies. If anyone has information on any of these incidents, contact Abilene Police at 673-8331, or Abilene Crime Stoppers at 676-8477 (TIPS) to remain anonymous.