Aggravated robbery in Orange

According to a news release from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office (OCSO), M&S Grocery located at 10876 FM 1131 in Orange reported an aggravated robbery the morning of Wednesday, Jan. 16.

The release indicates OCSO received the call at approximately 5:29 a.m. Deputies responded to the call and spoke to the clerk at the store. She told deputies that she was straightening the shelves behind the counter when an unknown male entered the store. The clerk told police the man threatened her with a knife and demanded money. She opened the register and gave him the cash inside. According to the report, the suspect ten grabbed the cash drawer and fled the store with an unknown sum, running south toward the Kinard Estates subdivision.

The suspect is described as a male of unknown race, approximately 5-foot-5 with a small frame. He was reported to be wearing a dark-colored ski mask and dark jacket. OCSO is currently investigating and following up on several leads. Anyone with information pertaining to the incident should contact them at (409) 883-2612.