Galveston Police search for cigarette thieves

Store clerk beaten during robbery

Published On: Aug 30 2013 08:57:18 PM CDT   Updated On: Aug 30 2013 08:57:33 PM CDT

The Galveston Police Department needs your help identifying the person they say robbed a convenience store after beating the clerk.

Investigators said around 3:15 a.m. on Sunday, August 18 a man went behind the counter of the Exxon Convenience store on Seawall Boulevard and 61st Street and assaulted a clerk before stealing cigarettes.

Police say his accomplice acted as a look out. The two took off before police could arrive.

If you recognize either person, you're asked to call the Galveston Police Department at (409)-765-3702.