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VIDEO: Search continues for suspects in M&S Grocery robbery

To The Leader

On Sunday, December 8, 2019, at 7:22 p.m. the Orange County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a robbery that had just occurred at M&S Grocery located at 1076 FM 1130 in the Little Cypress-Mauriceville area.

Video showed 2 white male suspects enter the store, one holding the clerk at gunpoint.  One suspect went behind the counter and took money from the cash register.  The second suspect stayed on the outside of the counter while the first suspect took several packs of Marlboro menthol cigarettes, begins to leave, then ran back to take the store cordless phone.

The suspects are described as short, one with a slender build and one with a larger build.  The larger suspect was wearing dark-color pants, a green “Realtree” long sleeve shirt, a camo colored full-face knit type mask, black gloves, a possibly camo colored. The smaller suspect was wearing dark-colored utility/cargo pants, a camo long sleeve shirt, a black full face mask, camo boots, and camo convertible gloves.

A small black pistol was displayed as the suspects committed the robbery.

If you have any information about this robbery, we urge you to contact the Orange County Sheriff’s Office at 409-883-2612 or Crime Stoppers at 833-TIPS.  Callers who submit tips to Crime Stoppers do not have to give their names and could earn a cash reward.