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Man dressed as woman robs Kilgore liquor store

From Staff Reports
Aug. 5, 2012 at 11 p.m.

Kilgore police officers are looking for a man who robbed a liquor store Saturday after coming into the business dressed as a woman.

Officers were called to an aggravated robbery at Rose Package Store No. 3, at 3300 U.S. 259 in Kilgore, at about 12:27 p.m., according to a press statement released by Kilgore police.

There, a liquor store employee reported a black man, dressed as a woman wearing a black wig, a green knee-length dress and white undershirt, had entered the store brandishing what looked to be a revolver.

The man then produced a set of handcuffs, forced the store clerk to handcuff himself, then took an undisclosed amount of cash from the register and clerk before leaving in a white 1987 Buick four-door sedan, Texas License Plate CV4Y820.

Kilgore police found the vehicle abandoned in a parking lot a short time later.

Anyone with additional information regarding the crime is encouraged to contact Kilgore Police Detective Trae Portwood. Anonymous information can be submitted to the Kilgore Police Deaprtment at, Kilgore Police Department on Facebook or Crime Stoppers. Information may also be submitted by texting to: 847411+Kilgore+"your tip."



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