Gun held to clerk's head during robbery

September 30, 2008 7:57:01 AM PDT
Authorities are looking for a suspect who grabbed cash while his partner held a gun to clothing store clerk's head.On August 23, 2008, the aggravated robbery took place at the Urban Zone Clothing Store in the 12500 block of the North Freeway. The victim, an employee of the store, observed two males enter the store. The two men approached the victim and asked about some clothing in the store.

One of the suspects grabbed the victim by her hair and placed a gun to her head and demanded money. The two suspects took an undisclosed amount of cash from the cash register and fled on foot.

A short time later a suspect was detained and identified as the male with the gun. He was arrested and charged with aggravated robbery.

Investigators need help identifying the second suspect. He is described as a black male between 5'6" and 5'10" tall. He was wearing a gray tank top and a white baseball cap backwards.

Crime Stoppers offers up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, arrest and charging of the suspect in this case. Callers are urged to call 713-222-TIPS with any information, or to send a tip online at www.crime-stoppers.org. All callers remain anonymous.

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