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Violent serial robber in Fort Worth sought

Fort Worth police appealed for help in identifying this man, accused of a Monday robbery at GameStop. The man is considered armed and dangerous and could be involved in four other holdups in the city. He has an accomplice, police say.
Fort Worth police appealed for help in identifying this man, accused of a Monday robbery at GameStop. The man is considered armed and dangerous and could be involved in four other holdups in the city. He has an accomplice, police say. Photo

Detectives are asking for help in identifying a violent serial robber who could be involved in at least five robberies in the past two weeks in Fort Worth.

In one holdup, the suspect pistol-whipped an employee, police say.

The suspect is working with an accomplice. On Wednesday, authorities released photographs from store surveillance cameras of the suspects in hopes that someone will recognize them.

Detectives characterized one of the suspects as armed and dangerous.

That suspect is described as an African-American man, about 5-foot-10, in his late 20s or early 30s and weighing at least 250 pounds. He has worn a black ski mask and dark colored shorts. His accomplice is described as an African-American man, also in his late 20s or early 30s, about 6-foot-2 to 6-foot-3, medium build, wearing a ski mask and a long-sleeve plaid flannel shirt with dark pants.

The men are suspects in holdups at GameStop, 2912 E. Berry St.; Family Dollar, 6677 McCart Ave.; Subway, 3841 E. Loop 820 South; GameStop, 3801 Clifford Center Drive; and Nihal Corner Store, 3501 Miller Ave.

The primary suspect was seen leaving the robbery of a GameStop on Monday in a red or maroon four-door sedan similar to an older model Mercury Cougar. The vehicle may have damage to the left rear quarter panel.

Anyone with information is asked to call Fort Worth police at 817-392-4370.

Domingo Ramirez Jr., 817-390-7763

Twitter: @mingoramirezjr

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