7-Eleven Near Tech Campus Robbed By Suspect With Toy Gun

The man, accused of holding up a convenience store with what turned out to be a toy AK-47, is now in police custody.
By Amber Parker and Allison Morrison

LUBBOCK, TX -- The man accused of holding up the 7-Eleven on the 2900 block of 4th Street with what turned out to be a toy AK-47 is now in police custody.

Police say just before midnight the suspect was wearing a mask when he walked into the store and demanded everyone inside get on the ground. He was able to get away from the store with some money.

The man was later found and arrested near an apartment complex just north of the store.
The Lubbock Police Department issued the following statement Wednesday morning:

On June 24, 2014 at 11:47 pm a witness called police when he observed a masked suspect holding an assault rifle enter 2902 4th Street, 7‐11 and commit a robbery. The suspect fled before officers arrived but was located a short time later at 2900 3rd Place by Texas Tech officers assisting in the search. The suspect was arrested after officers located evidence from the robbery in his possession including a paint ball gun replica of an AR‐15 rifle.

Arrested: Devondric Briley 9/xx/1994 

Charges: Aggravated Robbery

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