Leander police search for liquor store burglary suspect

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LEANDER, Texas (KXAN) — The Leander Police Department are working to find and locate a burglary suspect who robbed the On the Rocks liquor store at 3550 N. Lakeline Blvd. early Saturday morning.

According to the LPD Facebook page, the suspect was last seen at 6 a.m. and is described as a black male, approximately 6-feet tall, thin build and last seen wearing a gray jacket and light colored sweatpants. He was spotted running from the store as police arrived. Officers searched the surrounding area, but could not locate the man.

Their investigation revealed that the suspect had stolen an undisclosed amount of money and a handgun from the premises. Police located the suspect’s vehicle near the store and impounded it. They also found a sock and a shoe that the suspect lost as he was ran away.

LPD is encouraging residents to call if they see someone matching the description they have provided. The case remains under active investigation. Anyone with information on this suspect or this case is asked to call police at 512-528-2800.

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