Customers robbed during gas station holdup

December 16, 2008 11:05:21 AM PST
Armed men pretending to buy beer terrorized clerks and customers during a gas station holdup.Around 9:10pm on November 29, two black men walked into the Citgo Gas Station located at 8505 Airline Drive. The suspects grabbed beer from the cooler and got in line to pay. Two clerks were working at the time and there were three customers in the store.

Once in line, both suspects produced pistols and robbed the clerks and customers. They also stole a large sum of money from the store.

The suspects fled and were seen entering an older model tan Buick Regal. The vehicle was occupied by two other black males.

The suspects who entered the store are described as black males who were wearing dark clothes and ballcaps. The first suspect is around 25 to 35 years old with a dark complexion and a large build. He weighs between 250 to 280 pounds. The second suspect is around 40 to 50 years old also with a dark complexion, but with a small build. He weighs between 140-170 pounds. His ball cap had the letter "X" on it. There is no description of the two males in the car or a license plate on the car.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, charging or the arrest of any of the suspects 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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