Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 8:53 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to an aggravated robbery-in-progress at the Dollar General at 7365 Hwy 105.
Witnesses reported to officers 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, according to the statement. 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.