11:30 p.m. Monday | Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at the E-Z Mart on Highway 82 in Hooks, Texas overnight.
Hooks Police and Bowie County Sheriff’s Office deputies were quickly on scene at the store in the 1500 block of E. Avenue A after being notified that a black male wearing a mask and carrying a shotgun had robbed the store.
According to police radio traffic the clerk took the shotgun from the suspect’s hand during the robbery. The first officer on scene advised the suspect had left on foot heading east on Highway 82.
Police searched the area for the suspect but did not locate him. It is unknown at this time if the suspect got anything from the store.
Anyone with information should contact Hooks Police at (903) 547-2222 or Bowie County Sheriff’s Office at (903) 798-3149 or Texarkana area crimestoppers at (903) 793-7867.