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Deputies searching for man accused of robbing Love's Truck Stop in Beaumont

Once there were no customer in the store, the suspect told the clerk, "There was going to be a killing."

BEAUMONT, Texas — Jefferson County deputies are searching for a man they believed robbed a Beaumont gas station. 

The robbery happened at a Love's Truck Stop on Sunday, June 19, 2022 shortly before 3:30 a.m. The truck stop is located at 7495 Smith Road. 

The suspect entered the store through the main entrance, according to a Jefferson County Sheriff's Office release. Once there were no customer in the store, the suspect told the clerk, "there was going to be a killing."

While the suspect made the threat, he held his hand behind his back as if he had a gun. He then demanded money from the register, and the clerk handed it over. 

After getting the money, the suspect left the store and went into a vehicle that was waiting for him. 

The suspect is described as a middle aged heavy set man. When he robbed the store, he was wearing dark pants, a dark shirt with large lettering “MK” on the front, and a grey Houston Astros baseball cap.

Credit: JCSO
Credit: JCSO

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From a Jefferson County sheriff's Office release:  

On Sunday, June 19th around 3:20 a.m., a robbery occurred at Loves Truck Stop, 7495 Smith Road, Beaumont, Texas.

The suspect entered into the store at the main entrance. Once the store was free of customers, the suspect indicated he had a weapon, telling the clerk “There was going to be a killing” while holding his hand behind his back as if he had a gun. The suspect then demanded money from the register. The clerk complied and the suspect fled the store to a waiting vehicle.

The suspect is described as a middle aged heavy set black male wearing dark pants, dark shirt with large lettering “MK” on the front, and a grey Houston Astros baseball cap.

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