Alert cleared following Bean Avenue robbery

KPD: Report suspicious activity to 911

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Kilgore Police have cleared an alert from earlier this evening after a robbery on Bean Avenue and ask residents to report any suspicious activity to emergency dispatchers.

Earlier, residents were advised to stay inside and lock their doors as officers searched for an armed suspect.

KPD issued the initial advisory shortly after 11 p.m.

According to the department, patrols were on the lookout for a white male suspect wearing dark clothing and a dark mask, carrying a long rifle with a flashlight on the stock.

“Residents are advised to stay indoors,” KPD posted in the original alert on social media.

The man was suspected in an aggravated robbery on Bean Avenue — no other details are available at this time.

As of the latest update, “Police alert on Bean Ave cleared. Report any suspicious activity to Kilgore Police by calling 911.”

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