ALVARADO ó The Alvarado Police Department is seeking the publicís assistance in identifying two suspects who robbed a local convenience store.

The incident occurred at about 12:34 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13, with police dispatched to an alarm from the E-Z Mart convenience store located at 311 W. U.S. Highway 67.

When officers arrived, they were informed by the store clerk that two men had robbed the store while holding the clerk at gunpoint.† The clerk said the two men brandished handguns while demanding the clerk to open the register.† The clerk complied with their demands while the gunmen threatened to shoot him if he looked at them.

Upon Alvarado Police Department investigators reviewing the in-store surveillance footage, the two gunmen were noted to be wearing similar clothing: all black shirts, pants and toboggans as well as having their faces partially concealed by black face paint.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information as to the identity of the suspects is asked to contact the Alvarado Police Department at 817-783-3344.