One person has been arrested in connection with a robbery near Camp Ford that occurred around 2:32 p.m. Monday afternoon.
Smith County Sheriff's Office received a robbery call in the 6500 block of Highway 271 near Camp Ford.
"The caller stated that he had just been robbed at gunpoint in the Camp Ford area and that the suspects had fled south on Highway 271." Sheriff Larry Smith stated.
As Smith County Sheriff’s Deputies were responding to the robbery, "one patrol deputy observed a vehicle fitting the general description of the getaway vehicle off Loop 323 ESE. Additional deputies responded to that location to back the deputy up. Three individuals were originally detained and one of the three was later arrested for aggravated robbery." Sheriff Smith said. "Most of the property was recovered as well as a pellet pistol which was used during the robbery."
No injuries were reported. The robbery is still under investigation at this time.
Camp Ford is located in the 6500 block of Highway 271 north of Tyler.