DALLAS - Dallas police are investigating a series of armed robberies along the Katy Trail over the past few days.
Police said all five robberies happened on the southern end of the trail. The first one happened around 9:40 p.m. on Thursday near the end of the trail by the American Airlines Center.
It was followed by two more robberies around 7 a.m. Saturday in the area of 3200 Maple Street near Reverchon Park. The final two robberies happened around 1:45 p.m. Sunday near 3100 Routh Street.
The suspects are two black males in their 20s ranging in height from 5'7" - 6' tall and weighing between 140lbs and 200lbs. The two have worn gray, block or blue hoodies and jeans during all of the robberies. They were armed in each incident, police said, with a silver revolver or another handgun.
Police said the suspects usually stand on the train and block the path of victims before robbing them. No one has been seriously hurt, but police are still encouraging people to be vigilant and report any suspicious activity by calling 911 immediately.
“It's a scary thing you are not even safe during the day,” said Brooke Kirksey. “You can't even go and enjoy a nice walk when it's pretty outside.”
Dallas police were more visible along the trail on Monday.
The non-profit group Friends of the Katy Trail said 30,000 people use the trail every week.
Anyone with tips or who witnessed the crimes can call Dallas police at 214-671-3584.
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