UPDATED: 03/25/17, 12:58PM


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FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Hulen Mall in south Fort Worth was evacuated after police followed a robbery suspect into the mall Saturday morning.

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.

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.

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.