Lufkin Police Officers successfully took a juvenile suspect into custody late this morning after the suspect attempted to rob a Dollar General store at gunpoint. The incident unfolded at the Southwood Drive location at approximately 11:30 a.m.
According to authorities, the juvenile suspect entered the store and demanded money from a store clerk while brandishing a firearm. However, the suspect's attempt to rob the store was unsuccessful, as they fled on foot without obtaining any money.
Swift police response led to the apprehension of the suspect just minutes after the attempted robbery. The individual will be dealt with by the juvenile justice system, given their age and identity. Due to legal restrictions related to the suspect's juvenile status, no further details will be disclosed regarding the incident.