4 armed, masked men rob pawn shop in northeast Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on March 26, 2014 at 6:20 PM

Pawn shop robbery

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HOUSTON -- A pawn shop in northeast Houston became the scene of a gun fight Wednesday afternoon when four masked men walked into the shop with guns.

The incident happened around 4 p.m. at Diamond Pawn Shop, located in the 8900 block of Jensen.

According to a security guard, the suspects yelled at everyone in the store to pit their hands up. The men smashed the glass counters and stole shotguns, jewelry and cash. The armed robbery lasted for 20 minutes.

The security guard chased them and fired at them. The suspects fired back and ran out of the store.

The men escaped in a white truck.

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