Tyler Family Dollar Store robbed with handgun and machete

Tyler, TX(KSLA)- Tyler Police responded to the scene of an aggravated robbery. It happened on Sunday morning around 9:20 am at the Family Dollar Store, located at 1403 E. Gentry.

The two employees told officers that three black males, who had their faces covered, entered the store shortly after they opened. The three were armed with a black handgun and a machete and had their faces covered.

The three suspects made it clear that their intentions were to rob the store. They emptied two cash registers of the store's money and fled the scene running north bound around the store.

Tyler Police officers and investigators arrived and started a neighborhood canvas for evidence and witnesses.

If anyone has any information about this incident please call Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1000 or Tyler-Smith County Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (2833).