Deputies are looking for a man accused of stealing Love’s Truck Stop

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Once there were no more customers in the store, the suspect told the clerk, “There was going to be a murder.”

BEAUMONT, Texas— Jefferson County Deputies are looking for a man who they believe robbed a Beaumont gas station.

The theft took place at a Love’s Truck Stop on Sunday, June 19, 2022 shortly before 3:30 a.m. The truck stop is located at 7495 Smith Road.

The suspect entered the store through the main entrance, according to a statement from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office. Once there were no more customers in the store, the suspect told the salesman that “there was going to be a murder”.

As the suspect threatened, he held his hand behind his back as if he had a gun. He then asked for money from the register and the clerk handed it over.

After collecting the money, the suspect left the store and got into a waiting vehicle.

The suspect is described as a burly middle-aged man. When he robbed the store, he was wearing dark pants, a dark shirt with a large “MK” lettering on the front, and a gray Houston Astros baseball cap.

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From a statement from the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office:

On Sunday, June 19 at approximately 3:20 a.m., a robbery took place at Loves Truck Stop, 7495 Smith Road, Beaumont, Texas.

The suspect entered the store through the main entrance. After the store was cleared of customers, the suspect indicated he had a gun by telling the salesman “There was going to be a killing” while holding his hand behind his back as if he had a gun. The suspect then demanded money from the registry. The employee complied and the suspect fled the store to a waiting vehicle.

The suspect is described as a middle-aged black male wearing dark pants, a dark shirt with large “MK” on the front and a gray Houston Astros baseball cap.

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