Suspect in custody in connection to bank robbery in Wolfforth

Suspect in custody in connection to bank robbery in Wolfforth

Updated:
WOLFFORTH, Texas -

Update from Wolfforth Police at 2:57 p.m.:

At approximately 1:32 p.m., Lubbock County was notified by Lubbock Police Department that a person at the Gene Messer Dealership located at 6002 19th Street matching the description of our suspect and suspect vehicle.

The suspect left the dealership, was located by members of Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office and Lubbock Police Department and was taken into custody at approximately 1:40 p.m. behind Wayland Plaza. The suspect was identified as Eric Warren. No one was injured during this incident.

 

Original release:

At approximately 12:57 p.m. on June 6, 2019, the Wolfforth Police Department responded to 702 Donald Preston Drive regarding an alarm at AIM Bank. During the initial investigation, it was determined the suspect is armed and money was stolen.

The suspect is a black male approximately 6’ 00’ tall wearing a silver Michael Jordan shirt and a black baseball cap. The suspect left the scene in a maroon SUV, possibly a Honda or Hyundai with dealer tags. There have been no reported injuries regarding this incident.

The Wolfforth Police Department and Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office are still on scene at this time.

We will continue to update as this investigation continues.

If you have an emergency or wish to make a report, please contact the Lubbock County Sheriff’s Office at the following 24-hour numbers:

Emergency – 911

Non-emergency – 806-775-1600

806-775-1480

Media Liaison: Joseph Gilliam

E-mail: jgilliam@co.lubbock.tx.us

Phone: 806-775-1486

806-544-9233

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