BEAUMONT — Police in Port Arthur have detained the suspects they believe robbed a Beaumont convenience store Thursday afternoon armed.
Police say they have four juveniles and one adult in custody. Beaumont Police later identified the adult as Julian Thomas Owens, 19, of Beaumont.
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A Beaumont Police spokesperson confirmed that police in Port Arthur have detained several juvenile suspects they believe may have been involved in the robbery.
At about 1:07 p.m. three "very young" armed males robbed the store at 8400 Landis Drive according to a Beaumont Police Department spokesperson.
All three had guns and were last seen in a black pickup according to police.
The three suspects all appeared to be wearing masks as they rushed through the front door of the store.
All three suspects are black males and wore masks and gloves with one wearing dark shorts and a neon yellow hoodie, one wore gray sweats and a dark hoodie and a third wore dark pants, a dark hoodie and a red mask.
A teenaged customer can bee seen at the counter with his hands up during the robbery.
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The store is at the same location where a 52-year-old clerk was fatally shot during a robbery in 2015.
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This is a developing story. We will update with more as soon as we receive confirmed information.