Suspect captured in Big Texan motel robbery

Suspect captured in Big Texan motel robbery

Amarillo, TX - The Amarillo Police Department found the suspect, 44 year old Paula Gruber, who they say robbed the Big Texan Inn near I-40 and Whitaker early Wednesday morning.

According to police, Gruber pulled out a handgun and demanded money to the employee behind the counter.

She took money from the register and made the employee go into a storage closet before leaving.

About one hour later, an officer saw a woman matching the description on Amarillo Boulevard and North Manhattan.

Gruber was arrested and booked into the Potter County Detention Center on aggravated robbery charges.