SHERIFFS OFFICE INVESTIGATING AGGRAVATED ROBBERY
On March 18 at approximately 11 a.m., Deputies with the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to the 4600 Block of FM 879 near Garrett, Texas, in reference to an Aggravated Robbery.
Upon arrival the victim of the robbery advised Deputies that she had returned home a little after 9 a.m. and was confronted inside of the residence by two Hispanic males.
The suspects obtained several firearms from inside the residence and forced the victim to open a safe inside a closet where they were able to obtain an undisclosed amount of cash.
rior to fleeing the scene, the suspects discharged one of the stolen firearms into the side of the house. The suspects in this offense were described as two Hispanic males, both wearing blue jeans and dark colored hooded jackets. One of the subjects was described as having a thin build with facial hair, and the other described as having an average build.
The victim was treated by Emergency Medical Services at the scene for a minor injury to her hand.
Anyone with information regarding this case is encouraged to call the Criminal Investigations of the Ellis County Sheriff’s Office at 972-825-4913, or the Sheriff’s Office at 972-937-6060.
FURTHER INQUIRIES MAY BE DIRECTED TO:
Lieutenant Jason Westmoreland
Ellis County Sheriff’s Office
Criminal Investigations Division