2 suspects sought in connection with store robbery

Published 4:15 pm Thursday, February 1, 2018

Staff report

Beaumont police were seeking two suspects Thursday afternoon in connection with an early morning robbery of a convenience store.

Police said the suspects, one armed with a rifle, entered the Express Mart, 1755 E. Cardinal, and demanded money. The suspects then fled; no one was injured.

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One suspect was described as a black male, about 6 feet tall, wearing a camo hoodie and a black bandana. He carried the rifle.

The second male was also black, about 5-foot-10 and stocky. He had hazel eyes and was wearing a gray hoodie, black basketball shorts and black flip flops.

The investigation was continuing Thursday afternoon.

Anyone with information should call Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).