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Palestine grocery store employee robbed at gunpoint

Released by The Palestine Police Department:

Around 10:00 Tuesday evening, officers from the Palestine Police Department were dispatched to the Kroger Store located at 325 E. Spring St. in Palestine, Texas. Officers were advised that an unknown black male had produced a handgun and robbed a Kroger employee at gunpoint.

The initial report indicated that a Kroger employee was returning from the fuel center with a deposit bag when he was approached by man. The suspect displayed the handgun and the deposit bag was given to the offender. The suspect left the scene on foot.

The suspect was wearing dark colored clothing including jeans, gloves and a mask over his face.

No suspect has been identified at this time. However the police are looking to talk with a person of interest concerning this matter.

Anyone with information concerning this incident should call the Palestine Police Department at 903-729-2254 or Detective Nathan Allen at 903-731-8468.

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