Three persons fall victim to robbery

Mar 1, 2012

COMMERCE - Commerce Police are investigating an alleged robbery Tuesday evening in the area of Elm and Britton Streets. 

Three victims; two women and a man, tell police they were walking to the Rail Bar just after 7 p.m. when two black males came out of a wooded area and approached them. 

The suspects were said to be wearing black pants and black hooded jackets.  According to authorities, two of the victims were pushed to the ground and the man was assaulted by one of the suspects.  The suspects took two wallets and a cell phone from the victims.

Police ask anyone with information in the case to call Detective Scott at 903-886-1139.