On Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 9:28 a.m. Beaumont Police Officers responded to Tacos La Bamba located at 2005 Calder in reference to armed robbery that had just occurred. Prior to officers arrival the suspects had already fled the scene.
The investigation has revealed that two suspects entered the business armed with handguns. One of the suspects held the clerk at gunpoint demanding money while the other suspect ran to the back of the business where Barri Financial is located. This suspect hit one of the victims on the head with the handgun and took a large amount of cash. Both suspects then left the scene after taking money.
Investigators also discovered that the vehicle used by the suspects during the robbery was stolen the night prior. Officers later located this vehicle abandoned near South and 7th street.
The following is a description of the suspects:
Suspect #1 – Black male, wearing light gray hoody sweatshirt, black sweat pants, white shoes.
Suspect #2 – Black male, wearing black hooded sweatshirt, gray sweat pants, 2 tone brown & black gloves.
If you have any information reference this crime or felony crime please contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS(8477) or Beaumont Police Department at 409-832-1234.