Aggravated robbery captured on surveillance video

HOUSTON It was around 5:40am on Thursday, February 25, when investigators say a man entered the Shell station at 5303 Aldine Mail Road and asked for a pack of cigarettes. As the clerk was getting the cigarettes, the suspect showed a weapon and demanded money, threatening to shoot the clerk if he didn't comply. The suspect left the store with some cash and fled on foot in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a 40 to 45-year-old black male with a stocky build. He was around 5'10" to 5' 11" tall. He was wearing a black beanie hat, a blue jacket with gray pants and red and black shoes.

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