Amarillo police capture suspect in weekend robbery

Amarillo police capture suspect in weekend robbery

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - A man is in the Potter County Detention Center after police say he robbed an Amarillo business at gunpoint on Saturday.

At 6:19 a.m. on Saturday, Amarillo police were dispatched to the 800 block of east Amarillo Boulevard on a report of a robbery.

Employees at the business told police a man came into the business and pointed a handgun at them, demanding money.

The suspect left before taking any money or items from the store.

Later, officers saw 19-year-old Jeremias Medina walking near the 1000 block of east Amarillo Boulevard.

In addition to matching the description given by employees, officers say they also found a replica handgun in the direction Medina was walking from.

Medina was arrested and booked into the Potter County Detention Center for aggravated robbery and other municipal warrants.

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