Crime Spree

Police search for armed robber who's hit 7 Dallas 7-Eleven stores in 5 days

Police search for armed robber who's hit 7 Dallas 7-Elevens in 5 days

Dallas police believe one man is responsible for eight armed robberies at a slew of local convenience stores, and they hope the public will be able to help identify the culprit. Seven of the crimes occurred at 7-Elevens; their locations have not yet been released.

The crime spree began October 4, when the suspect (described as a black male in his mid 20s) robbed three Dallas convenience stores. On October 8, police believe the same man robbed four 7-Eleven stores at gunpoint. On October 9, a man matching the suspect's description struck one more time.

According to police, the suspect poses as a customer before brandishing a blue steel semi-automatic handgun or another type of firearm and demanding cash. The suspect often wears a hat and hoodie and has a goatee. His most distinctive outfit is a gray hooded sweatshirt with the words "Flyer Than Most" printed on the front.

Although the suspect has already been tied to eight armed robberies in the City of Dallas, police believe he could be responsible for several other similar crimes across Dallas-Fort Worth.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of this suspect is asked to call detective Samuel Butler at 214-671-3622 or detective Frank Carcone at 214-671-3619 of the Dallas Police Department Robbery Unit.

7-Eleven
An armed robber is targeting Dallas 7-Elevens.
Security camera image of gunman
Security camera footage of the gunman. Photo courtesy of Dallas Police