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Midland Police Searching For Aggravated Robbery Suspect

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) -

Midland Police need your help locating an aggravated robbery suspect.

Authorities tell NewsWest 9, a man walked into Payless Auto Sales on Tuesday afternoon and asked for help in purchasing a vehicle.

According to the report, a car salesman took the man on a test drive and pulled over to change seats with the suspect near the 700 block of South Midkiff.

That’s when, according to police, the suspect quickly moved into the driver’s seat and accelerated, causing the salesman to lose his grip and fall to the ground.

Authorities say as the suspect fled the scene, the rear tire of the vehicle ran over the salesman causing serious but non-life threatening injuries.

We’re told the vehicle is a silver 2002 Dodge Dakota pickup and the truck may still have paper dealership tags attached to the license plates.

If you have any information on the whereabouts of this suspect, contact Midland Crimestoppers at (432) 694-TIPS.

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