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Woman uses gun to flee Abilene Walmart

Published On: May 05 2014 11:41:33 AM CDT   Updated On: May 06 2014 07:32:38 AM CDT
Armed robbery
ABILENE, Texas -

Abilene police are investigating an armed robbery involving the attempted theft of beauty supplies from a south side store.

According to an incident report, an unidentified Hispanic female wearing a T-shirt and khaki pants was caught stealing beauty supplies – including makeup and nail polish – valued at $62 from the Walmart on Southwest Drive Friday afternoon.

Though the items were recovered, police said the woman exhibited a small handgun in order to flee the scene.

Anonymous tips can be reported to Crime Stoppers at (325) 676-TIPS.