Man fights off robber on his porch
Police are looking for a 5-8, 140-lb. black male with “high standing hair” after the man tried to rob a man who was standing on his porch in the 2300 block of Pecos talking on the phone. According to a report, the suspect approached the man around 10 pm Wednesday night, and lifted his shirt, which hid a pistol in the man’s waistband. The suspect demanded the victim’s wallet, who retrieved it from inside the home. Police said the suspect became angry because of the few dollars inside the wallet, a scuffle ensued and the victim was able to run the suspect off, who left on foot with the gun. Police were called, the victim suffered only minor injuries and refused medical attention. The suspect was last seen wearing denim shorts and a black shirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call the Beaumont Police at 880-3830.