ABILENE, Texas -

Abilene police are investigating an armed robbery involving the attempted theft of beauty supplies from a south side store.

According to an incident report, an unidentified Hispanic female wearing a T-shirt and khaki pants was caught stealing beauty supplies – including makeup and nail polish – valued at $62 from the Walmart on Southwest Drive Friday afternoon.

Though the items were recovered, police said the woman exhibited a small handgun in order to flee the scene.

Anonymous tips can be reported to Crime Stoppers at (325) 676-TIPS.