Gunman robs woman Tuesday outside Dillard's at Parkdale Mall

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Beaumont Police are searching for a gunman who robbed a woman Tuesday night outside Dillard's at Parkdale Mall.

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Polices say at 8:10 p.m. Tuesday night, an aggravated robbery occurred just outside of Dillard's in the Parkdale Mall parking lot.

Beaumont Police Department's patrol officers were dispatched to robbery. They spoke with the victim who described what took place. The victim told the officers that as she was placing her items into her car, a black man who appeared to be in his late 20's or early 30's, approached her with a t-shirt pulled over his face. She also told officers that he pointed a silver handgun at her, demanded her wallet, and took her purse from her arm. The robber ran to a black, full-sized truck with a wide racing stripe on the roof and tailgate and left the area.

Here is a statement from Stacey Keating, Director of Public Relations, CBL Corporate, owner of Parkdale Mall:

Providing a comfortable, convenient and enjoyable shopping experience is one of our top priorities at Parkdale Mall.

The management team is working with the Beaumont Police Department as they investigate this incident.

Please contact the police department directly for additional information. The investigation is ongoing, so it would be inappropriate for us to discuss further.

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