East Texas store hit by thieves twice in one hour

By Whitney Grunder - bio | email

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE)- Friday, an East Texas store was hit by thieves not once but twice in roughly one hour.

Officers responded to the Dollar General Store located at 2003 South Street at around 6 pm when a manager caught a woman putting store items in her purse.

Police say they returned roughly an hour later to a robbery at the same store.

An employee told police when she asked a man why he was putting items in his jeans, the man struck her in the chest, and ran out of the store.

Police are still looking for the second suspect.

According to officers, the woman did not require any medical treatment.

If you have knowledge about this incident, please contact the Nacogdoches Crime-Stoppers at 560-INFO.

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