On Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:25 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to Dillards located at 5955 Eastex Freeway, in reference to a Theft. Investigation revealed that a black male suspect entered the store and used scissors to cut the security cable around a handbag display. When approached by an employee, the suspect threatened the employee with the scissors before fleeing the store with handbags. The suspect got into the passenger side of a silver Acura that was waiting outside of the store, and fled the area prior to police arrival. The investigation is on-going, anyone with information is asked to call Beaumont Police at 409-832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at 409-833-TIPS (8477).