Camera Catches Robber In The Act

A man was caught on tape while robbing a convenience store Thursday afternoon.

The suspect walked into the Tyler Two Tobacco store on West Front Street, walked around the counter and began fighting with a clerk. The suspect managed to steal a few cigarette cartons before escaping.

Police say the cashier was holding on to the suspect's leg as he fled and tore some fabric from his pant leg. If you have information on this crime, you are encouraged to call Tyler Police Department.