Tyler Police are looking for an armed robber.
They say a man walked into a store in the 5500 block of Old Bullard this morning around 3:30. The clerk told police he was wearing a mask and holding a rifle. The clerk was able to run to a nearby business and call police.
The suspect was reportedly able to open the safe and stole an undisclosed amount of money. As officers were arriving in the area, they found a man matching the description of the suspect riding a bicycle on Rieck Road, but he was able to get away.
The description of the suspect was a black male approximately 6ft and 170 to 180 pounds. He was wearing a dark hoodie and dark pants or blue jeans. No injuries were reported. If you have any information related to this incident please contact Tyler Police Department immediately by calling 911 or 903-531-1000. You may also contact Smith County Tyler Crime Stoppers at 903-597-2833.