HOUSTON Authorities are searching for an armed suspect who robbed a check-cashing business Monday morning in southwest Houston.

According to the Houston Police Department, a male suspect wearing a ski mask entered the Check-N-Go store in the 8400 block of Hillcroft near Beechnut and demanded cash from the store clerk.

Police said the suspect fired one shot while he was in the store and then fled the scene through the back door.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

An HPD helicopter is flying overhead as officers continue to search for the suspect in the surround area.

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