Police searching for NW Austin Best Buy robbery suspects

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying two women who robbed a Best Buy in Northwest Austin last month.

It happened Thursday, February 23, at approximately 8:50 p.m. at the Best Buy located in the 9600 block of Research Boulevard.

Investigators say when the two suspects displayed weapons and threatened loss prevention officers at the store. Both suspects fled in a dark grey Ford Escape with temporary tags. No injuries were reported.

Suspect #1 is described as:

  • White female
  • Approx. 40 years of age
  • Approx. 5'4"
  • Approx. 130 lbs.
  • Right leg wrapped in a bandage
  • Wheelchair

Suspect #2 is described as:

  • Hispanic female
  • Approx. 35 years of age
  • Approx. 110 lbs.
  • Black hair with some gray
  • Buzz cut hair style

Vehicle description:

  • Dark grey Ford Escape
  • Temporary tag

If you have information, please contact the APD Robbery Tip Line at (512) 974-5092 or Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD's mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.

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