WFPD Arrest Suspect in Aggravated Robbery

Taylor, Edwin 30

Edwin Taylor

Thursday, August 24th, at approximately 11:45 am officers with the Wichita Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 3600 block of Sheppard Access in reference to an aggravated robbery that had just occurred at the Lone Star Dollar Saver.

According to a store employee a white male wearing all black came into the business and demanded money while displaying a handgun.  The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash.  He was last seen traveling southbound in the 3600 block of Sheppard Access in a black Chevrolet Tahoe.  No injuries were reported.

WFPD Detectives and members of the Crime Scene Unit responded and began their investigation.  They were able to gather evidence that led to an arrest warrant being issued for 30 year old Edwin Leon Taylor of Burkburnett for aggravated robbery.

Officers with the WFPD Gang Task Force received information that Taylor was in the area of Loop 11 and Northwest Freeway at a local hotel.  They setup surveillance and at approximately 11:20 pm Taylor was seen exiting a room.  There was a brief foot pursuit that ended with Taylor being taken into custody.

He was transported to the Wichita County jail without further incident where he was booked in on the aggravated robbery warrant.

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