Two Cookie Co. employees robbed leaving Parkdale Mall

Published 12:28 pm Monday, May 22, 2017

BEAUMONT — Two employees with Great American Cookie Company were robbed at gunpoint as they were leaving Parkdale Mall with bank deposit bags Saturday night.

Beaumont police responded to the call around 10:30 p.m. May 20 where they learned that the victims were approached by a black male, possibly 6-foor 1-inch in height, thin build with 6-inch long dreadlocks. The man was wearing a white shirt with black vertical stripes, black wind pants, red and black shoes and his face was covered with something gray, according to a press release from the Beaumont Police Department.

The suspect reportedly pointed a 9mm handgun at one of the employee’s head, and in a deep voice, demanded the deposit bags. The employee handed the money over and the suspect was last seen running back into the mall.

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The suspect has not been located or identified at this time.  If you have information about this crime, contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS or submit your tip by downloading our P3 TIPS app.