Armed robber steals cash from store

Investigators are trying to search for an armed robber who pointed a gun at a clerk and three convenience store customers during a heist in northwest Harris County.

February 19, 2011 3:33:14 PM PST
A robbery in northwest Harris County was caught by surveillance cameras and deputies need your help finding the crook.

Deputies say he ripped off the Mystik convenience store off Bammel North Houston on Wednesday night. He had pulled a gun on the clerk and demanded cash from the register. The victim complied.

As the clerk was filling the bag with cash, the suspect pointed the handgun at three customers inside the store and ordered them to place their personal property on the floor. The suspect stole an undisclosed amount of cash from the register as well as personal property from the victims. The suspect then fled on foot, southbound on Bammel North Houston Road.

The suspect is described as a black male, 18-25 years old, 5'06" to 5'08" and 150-160 lbs. He was wearing a dark hooded jacket with white letters, a black nylon cap, dark shorts and dark shoes.

If you recognize him, call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.