Arkansas man tries to rob woman at Parkdale Mall

Bryan Bridges | Photo: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office

Police arrested a man attempting to rob a woman in the parking lot of Parkdale Mall Monday, Dec. 18 at 8:25 a.m., according to a statement from Beaumont Police.

Bryan Bridges, 28, of Little Rock, Arkansas, approached the victim while she was inside her car, opened the car door, and demanded money, Officer Haley Morrow said.

The victim was able to drive away and quickly called police, Morrow explained. Within minutes, several officers were in the area searching for the suspect.

Thanks to an additional witness, Bridges was located in the 6600 block of Eastex Freeway. He was arrested and transported to the Jefferson County Jail where he was charged with attempted robbery. The victim was not injured.