BEAUMONT — A sexual assault investigation is ongoing following an incident on January 6 at Bronze Body on Phelan Boulevard in Beaumont.
A man was arrested for aggravated robbery and sexual assault according to a Beaumont Police spokesperson. The 911 call was placed by an unknown caller according to the spokesperson.
A spokesperson for Bronze Body tells 12News a man came in intending to rob the store on Sunday, and a female employee "physically fought him off." He was immediately caught in the area according to the spokesperson. He says the man was unsuccessful, and the employee is fine. The suspect did take her purse according to the spokesperson.
The spokesperson for the company said the suspect was not a customer.
GET NEWS & WEATHER ALERTS | Download the 12News App to your mobile device
CRIME STOPPERS | Submit a tip @ 833Tips.com
If you have information about this crime you could earn a cash reward of up to $1000 by providing an ANONYMOUS tip to Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas.
Call 833-TIPS (8477) or text "BMT" followed by your tip information to CRIMES (274637) from your mobile phone.
This is a developing story. We will update with more if and when we receive more confirmed information.