LA PORTE, Texas Authorities are hoping to catch the suspect who held up a Dollar General store in La Porte Thursday night.

La Porte police said the suspect entered the store in the 1200 block of South Broadway around 8:40 p.m. and held the clerks up at gunpoint.

The clerks said after they handed over the money, the suspect fled on foot northbound toward Fairmont Parkway.

It was not known if the suspect hopped into a nearby vehicle or continued running.

The suspect is said to be about 5 feet 6 inches tall, with a stocky build and closely-shaven, dark-colored hair.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the La Porte Police Department's Criminal Investigation Division at 281-842-3173.

Images of the suspect were captured on the store s surveillance cameras.

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