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Police search for liquor store assault suspect

Ali Allison
NewsChannel10

Sunray, TX--Police across the panhandle are searching for an unidentified man who assaulted an area women at her place of business.

Sunray Police are looking for a man who walked into the store to buy beer but left the store owner with a gash in her head.

A Hispanic male 5-8 to 5-9 in his mid 20's with a goatee and who drives a mid size black vehicle with a possible white strip. He walked in to the Sunray liquor store pretended to buy beer and hit the owner over the head with a bottle of tequila. Police believe he is dangerous.

"I believe he is dangerous because the attack was unnecessary ,unprovoked he could have locked her in the office,the cooler, he went in with the intent to assault her and the method he chose,he didn't care if he killed her or hurt her seriously,"said Sunray Police Chief Tom Pickering.

The owners of package store are afraid and are watching out in case he comes back.

"We are scared we used to be at home here, but now we are scared, we have to look out we never know if it will happen again,"says Laura Zapata an employee of Sunray Liquor.

You can call Moore County Crime Stoppers at 806 923-8477 or 806 922 5477 with information that will lead to his arrest.

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