Fort Worth

Fort Worth police seeking serial robbery suspect

Police are seeking a man suspected of robbing seven businesses across Fort Worth and Forest Hill in the last week, including two Subway sandwich shops and a chicken restaurant.

The suspect was described by police as a black man in his early 20s in a statement released Tuesday.

Police said the man has worn a white cloth or surgical mask over his face.

A surveillance video released by police of one robbery shows a suspect in dark clothing approaching a counter, pointing at the register and revealing a handgun before taking a handful of money and leaving.

The first robbery, police said, was reported Jan. 7 in south Fort Worth.

Three robberies connected to the same suspect were reported the next night at Mr. Pollo in Forest Hill, and Palateria La Super and Elotes Tapia in south Fort Worth. Two more of the connected robberies occurred Saturday at Subway shops in southwest Fort Worth and north Fort Worth.

Detectives are also trying to identify a man seen in two of the businesses with the suspect. The man was seen seen driving away in the same direction as the suspect after the robberies, police said.

Tuesday’s statement described the man as a Hispanic male who is possibly driving a white or light-color SUV.