On Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 8:53pm, Beaumont Police responded to an Aggravated Robbery-in-Progress at the Dollar General located at 7365 HWY 105. It was discovered that two black males entered the store, both brandishing handguns. One suspect stayed by the front door, while the second suspect forced the clerk to open the safe at gun point. A witness inside the store subdued the second suspect and held him down until police arrived. The other suspect fled the area prior to Officers arrival. Daven Mikel Simon, a 20 year old Beaumont Man was arrested for Aggravated Robbery. Detectives are following up with leads to identify other suspects involved in this crime. If you have any information call Beaumont Police at 880-3830 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).
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