The Crockett Police need the
public's help in identifying a suspect in an Aggravated Robbery case.
Clayton Smith said that around
12:30 p.m. on Jan.29, a suspect robbed the Hill Top Store in the 800 block of
North Fourth Street.
Smith said the suspect used a gun
and took an undisclosed amount of cash from the clerk.
"The suspect was described as a tall black male, with soft brown skin
complexion wearing a brown hoodie with orange writing on the back," Smith
said. "The writing on the back could possibly be a Horse Riding Club logo.
[The suspect was also wearing] tan colored pants with a bright pink bandanna
wrapped across his mouth.
Other agencies including the Houston County Sheriff's Office, DPS, Texas
Parks & Wildlife Game Warden, Houston County Precinct 1 Constable and the
Crockett Housing Authority all assisted with the initial search.
Crockett Police Department requested assistance from Houston County
Sheriff's Office tracking K-9 in an attempt to track the suspect in a wooded
area behind the store. Anyone with information about the robbery is asked
to contact Sgt. Clayton Smith with the Crockett Police Department at
936-544-2021 or Crime Stoppers at 936-545-TIPS.
Crime Stoppers is offering up to a $1,000 cash reward for information
leading to an arrest.