FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Hulen Mall in south Fort Worth was evacuated after police followed a robbery suspect into the mall Saturday morning.READ MORE: Judge Briefly Blocks Texas Schools' Gender-Based Hair Policy
Police say they have the lone suspect in custody, but still conducted sweeps through the mall for evidence. The mall has been re-opened after it was locked down.
According to police, the suspect robbed a store near the mall at gunpoint and stole a vehicle.READ MORE: Semi Truck Driver Dead After Crash On I-30 In Royse City
The owner of the stolen vehicle was able to track its location with an app on a smartphone.
Police followed the suspect into the mall where he then ran away from authorities.MORE NEWS: Supply Chain Issues: 'There Really Are Problems Everywhere,' Even For Small Companies
The suspect was described as a man with a beard, glasses and a purple hoodie who stole a 2017 burgundy Chevy Trax with dealer tags.