Police Searching for Suspected Robbers in Northeast El Paso
POSTED: Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 11:11am
UPDATED: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 9:18am
UPDATE: Wednesday, October 12, 8:00a.m.
The search continues for two men suspected of robbing a northeast El Paso Radio Shack. Police arrested one of the three suspectsm but they are looking for two more.
The robbery happened Tuesday at the Radio Shack store on Transmountain. Acoording to investigators, three men walked in and took a computer tablet. They sped off in a small car and a Texas Parks and Wild Life officer tried to pull them over, but they refused to stop. Two men jumped out of the car and ran away on foot. Police caught up with the driver and he was arrested.
A Department of Public Safety helicopter helped with the manhunt. Several schools in the area were placed on lockdown because olice thought the two were armed. In later reports, police said the men did not have a gun.
EL PASO- Police are search for two of three men who robbed a Northeast El Paso Radio Shack at approximately 11:30 this morning.
According to the Texas Department of Public Safety, the three men were armed with guns during the robbery. One man was caught and police are searching for two other men who are considered armed with a handgun. The men were last seen heading towards El Paso Community College-Transmountain Campus.
The DPS Chopper is in the air searching for the men. DPS is being assisted by EPPD.
Currently, EPISD schools and nearby community colleges are on lockdown.