Gladewater PD investigating attempted robbery, store employee shot at

(Source: Gladewater Police Department Facebook page)
(Source: Gladewater Police Department Facebook page)

GLADEWATER, TX (KLTV) - Gladewater police are investigating an attempted robbery.

On Sunday around 11:50 p.m. police were dispatched to the G&J Food Mart in reference to an attempted robbery.

When police arrived on scene they were told the suspect displayed and fired a small semi-automatic handgun after demanding money from the cashier. At least one shot was fired. The employee was not injured.

The male suspect in the case is approximately 6 feet tall and between 200 and 250 pounds. This subject was last seen wearing a white cloth mask, dark blue or black clothing, including a hoodie, and black shoes.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective James Gillen of the Gladewater Police Department at (903) 845-2166 or Gregg County Crime Stoppers at (903) 236-STOP (7867).

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