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TPD arrests wanted man for robbery of Loop 323 convenience store

SMITH CO., September 2, 2014— At approximately 4:30 p.m., on Monday, September 1, Smith County Sheriff's Office located the vehicle driven by a man suspected of robbing a convenience store located on the 1200 block of East Northeast Loop 323, earlier Monday afternoon. The vehicle was located at a residence in the 3000 block of Frankston Highway.

Smith County patrol deputies and detectives maintained surveillance at that residence for approximately 1.5 hours before arresting an individual leaving the residence on charges unrelated to the robbery. Additional information was gathered from that individual.

An arrest warrant charging Alberto Aguilar with Robbery was issued by Judge Christi Kennedy of the 114th State District Court who set bond at $650,000. Aguilar's vehicle was located at the 3000 block of Frankston Highway, and was seized by the Smith County Sheriff's Office to be processed.

Alberto Aguilar was taken into custody off Walton Road, at approximately 11:00 p.m., on Monday, September 1, 2014, by Tyler Police Department as the result of a tip. He is currently in the Smith County Jail.

KYYK's Gary Richards spoke with Tyler Police Department Public Information Officer Don Martin about the case and arrest. Click below for more.

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