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Surveillance video shows armed robbery at cell phone store in Harris County

Surveillance video shows armed robbery at cell phone store in Harris County

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on June 14, 2013 at 4:16 PM

HOUSTON, TX - Crime Stoppers and investigators from the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are searching for two male suspects responsible for an aggravated robbery at a local Harris County cell phone store on May 7.

The incident was all caught on surveillance video.

Two suspects entered a cell phone store located on the 5000 block of West FM 1960, pointing handguns at the employees and customers, investigators said.

The first suspect approached each register and proceeded to pull cash from the drawers. The second suspect forced a victim into the back room to unlock the store’s safe, and ordered the victim to place all the cash in a large black duffel bag. The second suspect then snatched approximately ten cell phones from a shelf. Both suspects then exited the rear door of the store and were seen entering a white Lincoln vehicle.

 

The first suspect is described as 5 feet 10 inches tall, has a thin build and is between 20 to 25 years of age. He was wearing a red shirt, black-hooded sweatshirt, dark pants and a red bandanna during the time of the offense.

The second suspect is also about 5 feet 10 inches tall with a thin build and between 20 to 25 years old. He was wearing a light gray hoodie, dark pants and a red bandanna during the time of the offense.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at (713) 222-TIPS (8477).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspects in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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