KETR Local
3:28 pm
Mon April 5, 2010

Paris Police seek armed robbery suspects


Paris – Paris Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects, alleged to have robbed a cab driver at gunpoint.

The incident took place Friday afternoon in the 300 block of Stone Avenue at Park Gardens Apartments.

A Yellow Cab driver told police he was waiting on some customers to transport when two African American men entered the vehicle, one of them brandishing a gun, and demanding money. The driver complied and the two men fled on food.

No injuries were reported.

The men are both described as in their late teens and approximately 5'8'' tall, weighing 160 pounds.

Anyone with information can call Paris Police at 903-784-6688 or Lamar County Crime Stoppers at 903-785-8477 (TIPS).