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APD Investigates Robbery at Julian Apartments

Amarillo Police Department officials responded to a robbery yesterday at an apartment complex on Julian.

According to information from the police department, officers responded to the report of a robbery at an apartment complex at about 3pm at 3115 Julian. The resident of the apartment building says that she heard noises inside of the residence and called out to whoever was inside. Two suspects, described as a black male, about 5 feet 11 inches, and an Asian male, about 5 feet 8 inches, approached the witness with a gun. The witness reports that the suspects told her not to run or they would shoot. The witness ran and called Amarillo police.

When officers arrived, they found Desiree Casillas, 17, walking away from the area of the residence. She was taken into custody and booked into the Potter County Detention Center on the charge of a warrant for bond surrender on a charge of failure to identify. She was not charged in the burglary.

Officers believe the two men may have entered through the back door of the residence and fled before APD's arrival. It is unknown if the suspects took anything from the residence.

If you have any information about the incident, you are asked to contact Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.

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