EPPD: Fort Bliss Solider charged with aggravated robbery
POSTED: Monday, December 9, 2013 - 4:33pm
UPDATED: Monday, December 16, 2013 - 11:27am
El Paso, TX (KTSM) — Fort Bliss officials have confirmed that the man arrested Friday night after he allegedly robbed a 7-11 store by knife point is a Soldier assigned to the 1st Armored Division.
Police say that 22-year-old Keith Beall, from Fort Bliss, entered a 7-11 store at 4130 Hercules on Friday night at approximately 10:17 p.m. He then allegedly threatened the store clerk with a knife and demanded cash from the register.
The 7-11 store clerk complied with the request, and then EPPD say Beall fled on foot from the store. Police in the area were able to locate Beall, running with a knife in his hand, and asked him to stop.
Beall then dropped the knife and fled from Officers on foot. He was captured a short time later by responding Officers.
Beall is assigned to the 1st Armored Division at Fort Bliss and is listed as a Specialist (E-4). He was booked into the El Paso County Detention Facility on charges of Aggravated Robbery and Evading Arrest or Detention. His bonds totaled $3,000.