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Odessa Police Investigating 2 Robberies, Aggravated Assault

ODESSA, TX (KWES) -

Police are investigating after three overnight incidents in Odessa late Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning.

The first incident took place just before 11:45 p.m. where Odessa Police were called out to the 4900 block of East University in reference to a robbery.

According to the report, the victim told police he was unloading groceries from the back of his vehicle when a man approached him, pointed a handgun at him and demanded all his money.

Police say the victim told the suspect that he didn’t have any money on him.

That’s when the suspect, who is described as a black male weighing approximately 160, got into a dark colored sedan with a black hoodie covering his face.

Then about 20 minutes later, police were called out to the Peppertree Apartments in reference to a robbery.

When officers arrived on the scene, two victims told police they were sitting in the parking lot of the University Gardens Apartments in the 4800 block of Oakwood when two men approached them, showed a handgun and demanded all their money.

The two suspects grabbed the victim’s wallet and yelled at the victims and even threatened to hurt them.

Police say the two suspects then ran from the apartment complex with hoodies pulled over their faces. The first suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’ tall, wearing a blue or gray hoodie and shorts. The second suspect is described as a black male, approximately 6’ tall and wearing a red hoodie.

The final incident occurred about 90 minutes later when officers were called out to the intersection of Grandview and Lyndale in reference to shots fired.

Police say while they were responding, dispatch reported that the victim was following the same suspects that tried to break into his vehicle.

When officers arrived, the victim told police that he was at his house in the 4300 block of Haner when he noticed two black males inside of his 2007 Dodge Charger.

According to the report, when the victim approached the two men, they got into a red Toyota Camry and fled the scene.

That’s when the victim got into his Dodge Charger and began following the suspects. As the victim was following the suspects, police say one of the suspects began shooting at the victim as they continued driving away.

The suspect’s vehicle was last seen going south on Bonham from 42nd Street.

The victim told police that no bullets that were fired hit him or his vehicle.

Police say it is unknown if all three of these incidents are connected or if the same suspects were involved.

If you have any information on any of these cases, contact Odessa Police at (432) 333-3641 or Odessa Crimestoppers at (432) 333-TIPS.

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