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Levelland man charged in robbery accused of assaulting business owner

Timothy Garrett, 42, of Levelland
Timothy Garrett, 42, of Levelland(Hockley County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Aug. 24, 2021 at 10:28 AM CDT|Updated: Aug. 24, 2021 at 11:05 AM CDT
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LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A Levelland man accused of breaking into a business and assaulting the owner was arrested Monday.

Timothy Garrett, 42, is charged with robbery.

Hockley County Sheriff’s deputies, along with the Levelland Police Department and the Fire Marshal’s Office, responded to a business in the 2700 block of East SH 114. That’s where law enforcement found the owner had been assaulted during the robbery, according to the sheriff’s office.

Deputies and police officers searched the area and found Garrett in the area where he was arrested.

Investigators determined he broke into the business by damaging an exterior wall. Deputies say Garrett tried breaking into a safe, among other things.

Deputies say the owner was not seriously hurt. The case is still under investigation.

On Monday morning, 8/23/2021, Hockley County Sheriff’s deputies, with the assistance of the Levelland Police Department...

Posted by Hockley County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, August 24, 2021

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