Police searching for suspect accused of robbing 2 people at knifepoint in north Houston

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Man robs 2 at knifepoint in N. Houston grocery store parking lot
Surveillance cameras caught the suspect placing a knife on one of the victim's back and forcing them onto the ground before getting away with a cell phone and wallet, HPD said.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Police Department is searching for a suspect accused of robbing two people at knifepoint on the city's northside on March 30.

At about 8:50 p.m., surveillance cameras captured a man walking towards the victims in a grocery store parking lot in the 700 block of Greens Road.

The suspect is seen pulling out a pocketknife and placing it on the back of one of the victims, forcing both to the ground and demanding their property.

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The suspect then runs away from the area with both victims' wallets and cellphones.

According to officials, the suspect is described as a Black man in his 40s, wearing a gray mechanic suit with a black hoodie and a mask only showing his eyes and forehead.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the suspect's arrest and or charging of the suspect. Tips can be submitted online, or by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477).