Police: Businessman robbed in southeast Houston, suspects in custody after crashing car

Police say two alleged robbers were arrested after they robbed the man, fled and then crashed their vehicle

July 6, 2013 7:39:18 PM PDT
A businessman was robbed Saturday morning by two people who were following him in southeast Houston, officials said.

Police told us the alleged robbers confronted the victim when he stopped at a store in the 6800 block of Long Drive at Rupley Circle around 10:30am.

According to investigators, the victim was pulling a cash bag out of his trunk when the suspects assaulted him. They drove away with the money, but then crashed about half a mile away.

One suspect broke his leg and was arrested at the scene. The other suspect tried to run away, but he was followed by a witness until police were able to catch up and arrest him.

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