On May 28, 2015 at 3:25 AM officers responded to the 7/11 Store located at 13400 Jefferson Avenue in reference to a robbery. The on duty clerk reported an unknown man entered the store at around 3:22 AM, approached the counter with a cup of coffee, then announced “This is a robbery". The man implied he had a firearm and demanded the money from the register. The clerk gave the man the cash and he left the store headed eastbound on foot toward Woodcreek Drive.
Black male, dark complexion, approximately 35-40 years old, 175 to 190 lbs., wearing a black jacket, with blue jeans shorts and wearing white sneakers. The suspect had a bald head with an earring in his left ear.
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