Killeen police identified, arrested man who robbed local bank

KILLEEN - UPDATE: Killeen police identified the man who robbed a Killeen Texell Credit Union as 22-year-old Austin Lamar Shelfer. 

Justice of the Peace Claudia Brown has issued a warrant for Shelfer's arrest. Officers then located and arrested arrested Shelfer without incident on Friday, according to police.  

Police said Shelfer was transported and booked into the Killeen City Jail.

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Killeen police are looking for a man who robbed a Texell Credit Union, located at 2208 Sunny Lane, Killeen, Texas. 

Around 3:12 p.m., officers responded to a 911 call claiming that the credit union had been robbed.

Police were told a man entered the bank, demanded money, and fled eastbound on foot from the bank with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspect was described by police as a white male with a stocky build, approximately 5 feet-5 inches tall with blonde hair, blue eyes and a full beard.  He was last seen wearing a ball cap, a dark hoodie and jeans.

Killeen PD asks anyone who has information about the bank robbery to contact Crime Stoppers at (254)-526-8477, or submit a tip online here.

All submitted information is confidential and anonymous and any tip that leads to the arrest of the person responsible could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

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