Aw, Cluck: Pizza Hut / KFC Robbed in Fort Worth
KFC/Pizza Hut was closing when two suspects with a club and a knife entered the store. Both men had bandanas partially covering their faces. The men told the employees in the store to lay down on the floor as they proceeded to steal an unknown amount of cash. Suspects did not harm anyone, then fled with the cash.
Don't Bring a Gun to a Club Fight
A large fight broke out at the El Sombre club on the north side of Fort Worth. Before FWPD arrived, shots were fired and two men were hit. One man was taken by ground ambulance to JPS, and the other was taken by private vehicle to Harris Hospital. Both men were in critical condition, one was shot in the back and could be paralyzed, and the other was hit in an artery in his leg. Although injuries were severe, they are not believed to be life-threatening. Ttwo suspects are in custody.
More Like a Texas Hold-Up...
Five armed suspects robbed a poker tournament being held in a north Dallas business park. Suspects had an assault rifle, a shotgun and handguns when they entered the building and stole an undetermined amount of money. Suspects fled on foot towards Restland Cemetary, where two of them discarded their weapons, which police retrieved. Suspects then carjacked someone for a vehicle, and got away for officers from Dallas and Richardson could close in on them. Suspects reportedly still at-large.
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Missing Alzheimer's Patient in Fort Worth
Police are searching for Linda Kay Eichelberger, a 67-year-old white female. Eichelberger is 5'03, 135 pounds, with blonde hair. She was last seen on Friday at 5 p.m. at the Tanglewood Oaks Nursing Home. She has been diagnosed with PICKS Disease which is an aggressive form of Alzheimer's. Eichelberger may have returned to her home in the area of TCU in Fort Worth Texas. Anyone with information about this missing person should call FortWorth Police at 817-335-4222, report # 08-147156.
Cookie Crumbs Cause Knife Violence? On a School Bus?
A Mansfield school bus driver bailed out of jail yesterday. Officers arrested the driver after police say he pulled a knife on three children aboard his bus. Three 6th-grade girls accused him of threatening to cut their wrists for leaving cookie crumbs on the seat. Police later confiscated a pocket knife from the 66-year-old bus driver. The driver is on leave pending an investigation by school administrators and the district's police department.