16-year-old in custody, charged in armed robbery at Walk-On’s

16-year-old in custody, charged in armed robbery at Walk-On’s
Police release photo of person involved in the aggravated robbery at Walk-On's in Lubbock on Aug. 28. (Source: Lubbock Police Department)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - A 16-year-old suspect has now been charged in an aggravated robbery that occurred on Friday just after 12:30 a.m. at Walk-On’s Sports Bistreaux, located at 2630 West Loop 289.

According to police, the armed suspect approached the locked front door and immediately smashed the glass to enter the restaurant. The suspect then held two employees at gunpoint until the safe was open and stole the money inside.

Police say at least one shot was fired during the robbery, but there were no injuries reported.

The juvenile is being held at the Lubbock County Juvenile Justice Center.

Anyone with information is urged to call Crime Line at (806) 741-1000. Crime Line callers can remain anonymous.

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