Store robbed twice in one day

Store robbed twice in one day

Cigarettes and More located at 1880 Washington was robbed twice on Sunday, Sept. 16.

According to a press release from BPD, at 11:35 a.m., Beaumont Police responded to Cigarettes and More in reference to a robbery. The two suspects were not able to obtain any money during the robbery and fled the area prior to Officer’s arrival. Later the same day, at 4:38 p.m., Beaumont Police responded to the same location in reference to an aggravated robbery that had just occurred.  During the second robbery, two suspects entered the store. One suspect brandished a handgun and demanded money, while the other suspect stole money and cigarettes. The suspects then fled from the store on foot. The suspects were both described as black males wearing dark colored clothing and red bandannas over their faces. 

The investigation is on-going, Detectives are asking anyone with information to call Beaumont Police at (409) 832-1234, message them on Facebook @Beaumont Police, or call Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477). You can also download the P3 Tips App on your smartphone and anonymously submit a tip to Crime Stoppers.

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