Couple robbed in Target parking lot

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Around 9 p.m. Saturday, July 25, Beaumont police responded to Target in reference to a robbery in progress, according to a news release.

Preliminary investigation has revealed that two victims were getting out of their vehicle in the parking lot of Target when a black male approached the driver, pointed a handgun at the victims and demanded money. The victims complied, and the suspect fled on foot.

The investigation is on-going. Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Beaumont Police at (409) 832-1234 or Southeast Texas Crime Stoppers at (409) 833-TIPS (8477).