Walgreens robbed at gunpoint Saturday night in Port Arthur

Published 4:23 am Sunday, August 22, 2021

An armed gunman robbed Walgreens in Port Arthur Saturday night, authorities said.

According to Sgt. Terry Tran, the assailant, described as a black male wearing a mask and armed with a gun, entered the business and demanded money at approximately 9:39 p.m. Saturday.

Police said the crime occurred at 3700 FM 365, with the gunman fleeing the scene on foot with an undetermined amount of money.

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Officers checked the area and were unable to locate a suspect, and Tran said no one was injured during the robbery.

PAPD’s Criminal Investigations Division is leading the investigation.