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Nolan County Sheriff's Office needs help identifying robbery suspect

ROSCOE, Texas - The Nolan County Sheriff's Office needs the community's help to identify a robbery suspect who took money from a customer at a Roscoe convenience store Friday.

The robbery occurred at 6:39 p.m. Friday inside the Chillerz #5 convenience store on the 800 block of 12th Street.

The male suspect robbed a female customer of $200 in cash. She tried to get her money back but was dragged by the getaway car from the parking lot onto the north frontage road of Interstate 20. She suffered minor injuries.

The suspect fled the scene in a 2011-2012 pearl white Ford Edge. The car may have a handicap placard hanging down from the rear view mirror. Authorities do not know the license plate number.

In a surveillance photograph, the suspect was wearing a white T-shirt and long, dark gray athletic shorts with a white stripe on each leg. The victim described him to be an African-American male with short, curly hair and a short goatee. He is believed to be a black male in his early 30's, approximately 5'9" -  5'10" in height and weighing around 175 lbs.

It is unknown whether the suspect is armed; however, he did not display a weapon during the robbery.    

If you have any information that can help authorities find the suspect, you can call in anonymous tips to Nolan County Crime Stoppers at (325) 235-TIPS for up to a $1000 reward. You can also call the Nolan County Sheriff's Office at (325) 235-5471.

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