[BREAKING] Police Arrest ETMC Armed Robbery Suspect
The man wanted in connection to two aggravated robberies at East Texas Medical Center has been arrested, according to a release from the Tyler Police Department.
Police arrested Royce Dewayne Allen, 32, this morning. Allen also had an outstanding warrant for non-payment of child support.
According to Tyler Police Department public information officer Don Martin, investigators received information early this morning that led them to Allen’s identity and location.
Allen was arrested for aggravated robbery, a first degree felony, and the release said he will be charged a second time tomorrow. He is accused of robbing two women on separate occasions outside ETMC in Tyler, the second of which allegedly occurred earlier this week and the woman was cut with a knife while he stole her purse.
He is currently in Smith County Jail on a $300,000 bond.