Beaumont Police Arrest Suspect in Parkdale Mall Parking Lot Holdups

BEAUMONT, Texas — A man accused of robbing two people last week in a parking lot near Parkdale Mall is now in Beaumont Police custody, according to a post from the Beaumont Police Department.

With the help of the Jefferson County Sheriff’s deputies and the U.S. Marshals, the Beaumont Police Department’s Special Assignment Unit took Joshua Gary, 24, into custody on Tuesday, July 6 after several days of searching for him across the city.

Beaumont Police released a statement and pictures on their Facebook page on Wednesday, June 30 asking if anyone recognized the vehicle caught on camera at the scene of the robbery.

With one hand in the pocket of his sweatshirt, police say the man brandished what appeared to be a handgun at the two victims.

The man left the parking lot located at 6155 Eastex Freeway in a green Honda four-door passenger car with a missing front bumper and a spare donut tire on the driver’s side, the post says.

Police said he was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt and black pants. He also has tattoo that looks like the letter “U” near his eyes, according to police.

If you have information about a crime you could earn a cash reward of up to $1000 by providing an ANONYMOUS tip to Crime Stoppers of Southeast Texas.

Call 833-TIPS (8477) or download the P3Tips App on your mobile device to submit your tip anonymously.

Written by Kierra Sam

Categories: Crime

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