Man Behind Bars for Robbing Big Spring Convenience Store

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

BIG SPRING - A man is behind bars for robbing a Big Spring convenience store at gun point.

Big Spring police say 23-year-old Allen McEwell walked into the 7-11 in the 1800 block of Gregg around 1 Friday morning, pointed a pump shotgun in the clerks face and demanded money from the register.

Police say he then left in a black Cadillac, but it didn't take long for officers to find him.

They arrested McEwell at a home in the 100 block of Lockhart about two hours later.

Police also found the pump shotgun and a bag of marijuana.

McEwell is charged with aggravated robbery.