Texas Wal*Mart is Robbed
A Wal*Mart location in Richmond, Tex. was robbed of nearly $150,000 in cash, before the store’s assistant manager was beaten by the robbers, the local TV station KTRK reported.
The robbery, according to the Fort Bend Herald newspaper, took place between 1:30 and 2 a.m. on Thursday, when the suspected robber entered the store, handed the assistant manager a cell phone, and a voice on the phone told him to follow instructions.
At that point, he was escorted into the store’s money room and the robbers put $150,000 in small bags. After that, police told the newspaper, the robbers drove off in the assistant manager’s SUV, along with him, until dropping him in a nearby field and beating him. The car was found on a nearby road the next morning. No guns were used in the robbery, police said.