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Blotter: Employees report robbery of business by three males

Employees of a business in the 500 block of North Loop 288 reported they were robbed early Saturday by three males armed with semi-automatic handguns, according to a police report.

The robbery was reported at about 2 a.m. by store employees who told police that the men kicked down the door to the business and took money and other items. No injuries were reported.

According to the report, police arrested two 18-year-old males, charging them with aggravated robbery. No further information was available about the third suspect.

The case is still open and under investigation.


Other reports

2800 block of West University Drive — A police officer was dispatched to a gas station at about 9 a.m. Saturday after a witness reported two small, unsupervised children were running through a parking lot, chasing a puppy.

The caller told police she found the mother of the children in the gas station. The caller held the mother in the store until police arrived. The mother told the officer she needed to use the restroom very badly and left the kids in the car.

The officer issued the mother a citation and released her.

2400 block of South Interstate 35E — An unknown person punctured a tire on each of six vehicles Saturday. Police responded to calls from the vehicle owners at about 8:45 a.m.

The vehicles were parked in the same lot and no one had any idea who committed the crime.

According to the police report, each damaged tire had a single slit about one inch long.

— John D. Harden


Denton County Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest in these or other crimes. Callers will remain anonymous. Call 1-800-388-TIPS (8477). Reach the Denton police narcotics tip line at 940-565-5801.