Auto parts shop employee beaten unconscious during robbery

May 29, 2013 1:07:34 PM PDT
Detectives need help identifying the men who beat an employee unconscious during an aggravated robbery in northwest Harris County.

The attack happened around 9pm on May 20 at an auto parts shop in the 1600 block of West FM 1960.

According to a Crime Stoppers statement, three men entered the store and began hitting the victim with a gun, demanding he open the safe. The assault continued until the victim lost consciousness. The suspects then dragged him to the cash register and forced him to open it. The suspects stole the cash drawer and fled the store on foot.

Authorities say a fourth suspect could be seen on video standing outside the door, acting as a lookout.

The suspects have been identified only as black males.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspects is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at (713) 222-TIPS (8477).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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