Husband, wife accused of robbery spree in Cy-Fair

According to deputies on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, Dezmeon Leonard, 32, and his wife Laresha, 33, held up an auto store on Grant Road and shortly after they also robbed a payday loan company nearby.

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas -- Deputies on Friday arrested a husband and wife accused of robbing two Harris County businesses.

According to investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office, Dezmeon Leonard, 32, and his wife Laresha, 33, held up an auto store on Grant Road and shortly after they also robbed a payday loan company nearby.

The crimes happened on May 2. In both robberies, the couple reportedly asked for a loan and then demanded cash.

Both suspects are charged with robbery by threats and are currently being held at the Harris County Sheriff's Office Detention Center. 

Deputies said tips from the public helped them catch the pair.

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