Police search for machete-wielding thief

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Police searching for three men who held up a store Sunday morning.

The men entered the Family Dollar store on East Gentry, just after the store opened.

Witnesses say the men were armed with a gun and a machete.

The men's faces were covered as they took money from two cash registers.

Sgt. Bill Goecking with Tyler Police said, "This is unusual for a Sunday morning, to have an aggravated robbery like that. So once again, a lot of people were out going to church, they may have seen someone running, they may have seen people get into a vehicle.
If they saw anything like that, please call us."

The men were last seen running northbound from the store.

You can call Tyler Police or Tyler-Smith County Crimestoppers with any information you have about this crime.

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