The Big Spring Police Department is investigating a robbery that took place during the early morning hours today at a 7-Eleven convenience store.
According to Sgt. Tony Everett, BSPD public information officer, the robbery was reported at approximately 3:09 a.m. at the local convenience store, located at 1801 S. Gregg St.
â€śOfficers were dispatched to the store in reference to a robbery,â€ť Everett said. â€śOfficers were advised by the clerk that a Hispanic female had just robbed the store. She was described as heavy-set, wearing blue jeans, a dark jacket and a toboggan.
â€śThe clerk stated the suspect was armed with a rifle or a shotgun, pointed it at the victim and demanded money. The clerk complied and the suspect fled the store on foot to the north side of the store.â€ť
Anyone with information regarding this or any other crime is encouraged to contact the BSPD at 432-264-2550 or Big Spring Area Crimestoppers at 263-TIPS (8477) or 264-TIPS (8477).