Police release video of gaming store robbery suspect

Police release video of gaming store robbery suspect

Houston police are searching for an unidentified male suspect in connection with an aggravated robbery at an east Houston gaming store.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on July 22, 2013 at 2:43 PM

HOUSTON – Houston police are searching for an unidentified male suspect in connection with an aggravated robbery at an east Houston gaming store.

According to the Houston Police Department, the suspect entered the gaming store, located in the 900 block of South Wayside, at 3:55 p.m. brandishing a black semi-automatic pistol. The suspect approached store employees and demanded cash from the register.

The suspect handed the employees a black trash bag to fill with games, cash and other property, police said. He then fled the scene through the front door of the business.

Video surveillance cameras captured the suspect committing the robbery and entering the passenger side of a vehicle outside of the business.

Police described the suspect as a Hispanic male weighing approximately 190 pounds and about 5 feet 8 inches tall. The suspect vehicle is described as a black 4-door car, possibly missing a rim on the back driver’s side wheel.

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

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