Police release sketch in August attempted robbery case involving AR-15

Police release sketch in August attempted robbery case involving AR-15
The victim provided a description of the suspect with the rifle to a forensic sketch artist and a suspect profile was developed (Source: Lubbock Police Department)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - Police need the public’s help in finding a suspect who pointed an AR-15 style rifle at a woman who was getting gas at United at 1701 50th Street last month. Police are calling the incident an attempted robbery.

Police say on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 at approximately 3:40 a.m., the victim, stopped at United Supermarket to get fuel on her way to work. Shortly after getting back in her car, another car pulls up in front of hers.

The suspect, the front passenger in that car, exits carrying an AR-15 style rifle. As the suspect begins to lift the rifle in the victim’s direction, the victim immediately closes her car door and speeds away as the suspect is pointing the rifle at her. The victim is able to get away and no shots were fired. Neither suspect was located.

The victim provided a description of the suspect with the rifle to a forensic sketch artist and a suspect profile was developed. We are asking the public for help in possibly identifying the suspect in the drawing. The suspect is described as in his mid 20’s, no shirt and wearing a bandanna around his neck.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Detective Schreiber at 806-775-2414.

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