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Amarillo police looking for suspect who robbed elderly man

The Amarillo Police Department is asking for help in finding a robbery suspect from a September robbery.

On September 24th 2018 at 6:07 am, Amarillo police officers were dispatched to a residence in the 1900 block of NW 16th Avenue on a robbery. The victim, an 89 year old male, heard a knock at the door and opened it. The suspect instantly grabbed the victim’s cell phone.

The victim struggled with the suspect, but ended up losing his phone and his wallet. He suffered only minor injuries in the incident.

Investigators say the suspect is a black male in his forties or fifties. 

This case remains under investigation, but APD is asking that anyone who may have knowledge of this incident contact the Amarillo Police department or Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.

Tips can also be made anonymously online at or on the free Crime Stoppers P3 phone app.

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