In the footage, you can see the armed suspects storm inside the Exxon gas station at Collingsworth Street and the Eastex Freeway. They rob two customers before demanding the clerk open a door.
Eyewitness News spoke with one of the victims. She told us it's still difficult to sleep at night. She said the gunmen were clear in their demands. They wanted the safe.
"I look up at the guy. I made eye contact and I just was like, 'Lord, don't nothing happen to nobody in this store,'" said the woman. "I feel violated. I felt violated. It's something that I could never get out of my head."
Detectives hope someone can help them identifying the men in the surveillance video. They released the following descriptions:
- Suspect No. 1: Black male, 18 to 25 years old, 5'8" to 5'11", dark jacket, handgun.
- Suspect No. 2: Black male, 18 to 25 years old, 5'6" to 5'7", gray hoodie, dark pants, handgun with an extended clip.
- Suspect No. 3: Black male, black hoodie, gray pants, handgun with silver slide and extended magazine.
There is a $5,000 reward in this case. Call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477 or submit tips online at www.crime-stoppers.org.
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