Famous Resident Victim of Home Invasion

Amarillo Slim
Amarillo Slim

One of Amarillo's most well known residents is the apparent victim of a home invasion. 

According to police reports, Thomas Austin Preston, also known as 'Amarillo Slim', returned to his Amarillo home about 6:00 Saturday evening and found two men inside.

The robbers tied him up and took two shot guns he kept for protection... along with some cash. 

Police describe the suspects as 2 black men.... One-- 6'3'' ...180 to 200 pounds, with a mask on. The other robber... they describe as 5 foot five... 160 pounds... wearing a red jersey.

If you have information about these men, police ask you to call Crime Stoppers... 374-4400.