Police search for Fast Lane robbery suspect

Police search for Fast Lane robbery suspect

Police in Beaumont are searching for the suspect who robbed the Fast Lane Convenience Store at 255 Dowlen Rd. Oct. 10, Beaumont Police Department (BPD) Sgt. Cody Guedry reports.

According to Guedry, officers responded to a report of an aggravated robbery at the store shortly after 2 a.m. Investigating officers determined that the suspect, described as a black female, approximately 5-foot-3, weighing about 150 pounds, entered the store wearing a dark-colored, hooded sweatshirt, and armed with a large knife. The suspect then allegedly approached the counter demanding money. The clerk complied, and the suspect fled. She was last seen running on-foot toward the Lancaster-Cornwall apartment complex.

The incident is still under investigation, Guedry reports. He asks that anyone with information pertaining to the incident or the identity of the suspect contact BPD at (409) 832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477).

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