On Saturday, April 25, 2020, at 5:27 p.m. Beaumont Police responded to the Valero gas station located at 2810 Eastex Freeway in reference to a robbery in progress.

Through the investigation, it was revealed that the suspect entered the business believed to be armed with a handgun and demanded the cash register stating, “no funny business.” The clerk complied and the suspect left on foot last seen heading north on 16th Street behind the store. Detectives are working to identify the suspect.

The suspect was described as b/m, approx. 6’01’’ tall, believed to be in his 30’s. He was wearing a long sleeve red shirt, black/gray pants, black shoes, black hat, light blue surgical mask and gloves.

If you have any information in reference to this crime, contact Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477) or download the P3 TIPS app and use your smartphone or tablet to submit your information. All tips are anonymous and you could be eligible for a cash reward.