Employees at Smoker's Outlet get threatening note

WEST ODESSA, TX (KWES) - A scary moment for two employees of a Smokers Outlet Saturday night.

They say a man came into the store and handed them a note that said he had a gun and demanded money.

It all went down at the Smokers Outlet Beer Oasis on the corner of West University and Skylark.

NewsWest 9 spoke with the night manager's husband, who said she got a call from one of the women who were working and told her what was going on.

NewsWest 9 was also told by that family member of an employee, that the man quickly took off.

He also said the woman who called authorities locked herself in the bathroom until they arrived.

According to our source, when Ector County Sheriff's Deputies arrived at the store they searched around the building for the man.

Those who were at the scene that said they didn't see anyone taken into custody.

It's unclear if the man actually had a gun.

Ector County Sheriff's Deputies left the scene for about an hour and then returned.

That's when they questioned a man, but it's unclear if he is involved.

Stick with NewsWest 9 and NewsWest9.com as we work to get you more details.