The McKinney Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect (or suspects) in a series of robberies. The most recent robbery took place Thursday evening, Dec. 5 at the 777 Game Room, located at 803 N. McDonald St.
The suspect is described as a light-skinned Hispanic male, 6 feet tall, with a medium build. The suspect was wearing a dark or gray hooded sweatshirt and carrying a black semi-automatic pistol. The suspect entered the 777 Game Room and pointed the handgun at the store manager.
The store manager shot at the suspect but it is unknown if the suspect sustained any injuries. During the robbery, the suspect stole the victim’s cell phone, identification and an undisclosed amount of cash.
According to Sgt. Chad Barker of the McKinney Police Department, three other robberies have taken place in the last few weeks in the same general area. The suspect in the other robberies has a similar description as the suspect in the 777 Game Room robbery.
The suspect in all three robberies is described as a light-skinned black or Hispanic male, 6 feet tall, weighing between 150-180 pounds, wearing a ski mask and dark clothing. The suspect carried or displayed a small black handgun during each robbery.
The first robbery occurred on Nov. 22, 2013 at 4 a.m. at the Subway restaurant located at 400 N. Central Expressway. A second robbery occurred on Nov. 24, 2013 at 5 a.m. in the parking lot of Sam’s Club located on US 380. The third robbery occurred on December 1, 2013 in the Kroger parking lot near Redbud Blvd.
These investigations are ongoing and additional suspect information is not available at this time. The McKinney Police Department is encouraging anyone with information on any of these robberies to call 972-547-2700.