Armed robber targets convenience store

November 19, 2008 2:03:09 PM PST
A convenience store in Friendswood has been targeted by an armed robber for the second time in a matter of months.The Valero convenience store, 700 W. Parkwood, was the scene of a second robbery in five months early Wednesday morning. Police received a 911 call from the night clerk at approximately 1:26 a.m.

The clerk reported that the suspect was a black male who wore a black bandana over his face. The male was approximately 5'7" to 5'9" in height and wore a dark blue hoodie pullover. Though the clerk did not see the suspect's face, he told police that the suspect appeared to be a young man.

The suspect displayed a handgun and took an undetermined amount of money from the register. The clerk was unsure if the suspect left the scene on foot or in a car.

The store was the scene of a robbery in July. Several arrests have been made in that case.

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