Suspect Arrested Hours After A Robbery and an Attempted Robbery (Press Release)

by Public Information Officer, Wednesday, August 16, 2017, 17:32 (678 days ago)

ABILENE, TX – 31 year old Jeremy Fuller was taken into custody just before 2 p.m. by Abilene Police Officers and the Street Crimes Unit for attempting to rob a north Abilene store and robbing another, just hours apart.

On Wednesday, August 16, 2017, at approximately 10:42 a.m., Dispatch received a call of a robbery at a store located on the 3300 Block of N. 10th St. The clerk said a male entered the store and asked them to come closer to him. The suspect displayed a knife and demanded money. The clerk ran out of the store with the suspect following. The suspect eventually left the area. No money was reported taken.

At approximately 12:25 p.m. a clerk from a convenience store located on the 2100 Block of S. 20th Street called Dispatch saying the store was just robbed. The suspect, described as a male and similar height and weight as the first attempted robbery, displayed a knife and demanded money from the clerk. The suspect fled the store with an undisclosed amount of money and cigarettes.

Through the investigation, officers saw a potential suspect vehicle parked at a home in a northeast Abilene neighborhood. The suspect was eventually captured after leaving the area and evading in his vehicle. Fuller is charged with 2nd Degree Attempted Aggravated Robbery, 1st Degree Felony Aggravated Robbery and 3rd Degree Evading Arrest Enhanced, due to prior convictions. He is being held at the Taylor County Jail in lieu of bonds totaling $85,000.


Rick Tomlin
Public Information Coordinator

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