HOUSTON Crime Stoppers and the Harris County Sheriff s Office are looking for two armed men who robbed a check cashing store.
It happenedat the Checkn Go onFeb. 25 in the 2100 block of West FM 1960. The frantic 911 call came in around 12:35 in the afternoon.
Two gunwielding men wearing hooded sweatshirts and bandanas went in, jumped over the service counter and demanded money from the register, deputies said. They wanted more money, but the clerk didn t know the code to the safe. That s when deputiessaid the men beat the clerk over the head with a gun.
People who frequent the area said this isn t the first time a crime like this has happened.
One timeI saw a guy running, and went out and we heard they robbed the place, said aclerk who works next door.
Nearby store owners said they are in fear for their lives.
It s a little unsettling, saidJessica Sayon.
Crime stoppers is asking anyone with information about the identity of the suspects to call 713-222-TIPS (8477).