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Brave Bartender Wards Off Attempted Robbery

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FROM THE CORPUS CHRISTI POLICE DEPARTMENT -

Occurred on 7/16/12, 7:56 am   Aggravated Robbery  3029 Laguna Shores Road

A Blackhawk Bar employee told Officers she opened up the bar and was inside the bar cleaning when she heard the door open.  A masked man armed with a handgun entered the store.  The 34-year-old victim, who was on the phone, began yelling out the suspect's description as she ran to the office.  The victim was able to retrieve her gun.

The bar employee exited the office armed with her handgun and both pointed their weapons at one another.   The suspect cursed at the victim and ran out of the bar.  The victim chased after the suspect firing one shot as he ran northbound through the parking lot.

The suspect is male, 6'1" feet tall and weighing 190 lbs. and was last seen wearing Khaki pants, a camouflage jacket, and a mask.

Anyone with any information on this crime is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS or login online at www.888TIPS .  You can also call using your iPhone or Android apps.  Callers will receive a cash reward if the suspect is arrested.