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Tyler Police arrest suspect in attempted CVS Pharmacy robbery

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TYLER (KYTX) - Police have arrested one of two suspects in connection with an attempted robbery at the CVS Pharmacy Oct. 3, 2013.

35-year-old Keithan Williams who is charged with aggravated robbery is suspected of being the getaway driver during the attempted robbery at the CVS Pharmacy, 1702 S. Broadway in Tyler.

The other suspect who entered the store wearing a Halloween type skull mask armed with a handgun is still at large.  

During the course of the robbery, the cashier was able to call for help over the intercom. The suspect was scared by this and turned to flee the building. As he exited the store, he ran into the automatic doors, dropping a black handgun in the process. He immediately retrieved the gun and fled the scene on foot.  The suspect was observed getting into a white or tan colored sedan.

Prior to the robbery, witnesses observed the suspect in the parking lot not wearing the mask and were able to describe him. The suspect is a black male, approximately 5'8''-5'10'', thin build, and was wearing baggy jeans, a brown jacket, and a skull mask. No one was harmed during the robbery. The suspect fled the scene before taking any money. This incident is still under investigation.


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