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Beaumont Police say suspect struck clerk several times with handgun during robbery

A surveillance camera captured photos of the suspect who police say injured the store's clerk by striking them several times with a handgun.

BEAUMONT, Texas — Police in Beaumont are looking for an armed suspect who roughed up a clerk during an armed robbery Thursday morning.

Officers were sent to the Food Basket convenience store at 68 North Fourth Street at about 7:45 a.m. after the aggravated robbery was reported according to a news release from the Beaumont Police Department.

A surveillance camera captured photos of the suspect who police say injured the store's clerk by striking them several times with a handgun.

The suspect then fled on foot police said.

Police are asking anyone who can identify the suspect to contact them at (409) 832-1234 or call Crime Stoppers.

Credit: Beaumont Police Dept.

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From a Beaumont Police Department news release...

On Thursday, October 14, 2021 at 7:45 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to the Food Basket located at 68 N. 4th Street in reference to an Aggravated Robbery. 

The suspect pictured below entered the store and robbed the clerk at gunpoint.

During the robbery, the suspect struck the clerk with the handgun multiple times, causing injury.

The suspect fled from the store on foot.

Detectives are asking anyone who can identify the suspect pictured below to call BPD at 409-832-1234.

If you have information about this crime, call Beaumont Police Department  at 409-832-1234 or report it anonymously to Crime Stoppers of SETX at 409-833-TIPS (8477), online at 833TIPS.com or download the P3 TIPS app. You WILL remain anonymous and MAY be eligible for a cash reward.

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