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Rusk County couple robbed at gunpoint

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UPDATE: RUSK CO. (KYTX) -  Overton Police Department has recovered the 2012 Ford F 150 Platinum Edition truck bearing Texas license plate BLG6943 that was taken in the robbery on County Road 137.

We still need the public to call if they have any information about this robbery.

 



 

Authorities in Rusk County are seeking several suspects involved in a robbery at a home in the Leverette's Chapel area.

The Rusk County Sheriff's office reports officers responded to a residence Monday at 10:16 p.m. on County Rd. 137, and were advised by a female victim that she was approached outside her home by two to three suspects who were wearing dark clothing, face mask, and gloves.

The suspects forced the woman at gunpoint back inside the house and then bound her and her husband.

The female victim was forced to lead the suspects through the house finding select items and money.

The suspects then fled in the husband's work truck with an undisclosed amount of money and jewelry taken from the house.

The truck is described as a gray, 2012 Ford, F150, Platinum edition, Texas license plate number BLG6943.

Anyone with information about this robbery should call the Rusk County Sheriff's office at 903-657-3581

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