Armed robber targets NW Harris Co. drug store

February 8, 2013 6:29:36 PM PST
Detectives are asking for help identifying an armed man who robbed a northwest Harris County drug store without ever having to say a word.

It happened around 7pm on February 1 at a drug store located in the 14600 block of FM 529.

Authorities say a man entered the store and handed an employee behind the service counter a threatening note demanding money. He then reached into his pocket and flashed a handgun.

The employee handed the man about $300 in cash and he left the store.

A surveillance camera captured the suspect on video.

The suspect is described as a white male between the ages of 20-25 years. He stands is about 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighs between 150 and 170 pounds, and has dark brown hair and glasses. He wore a dark shirt, black jacket and blue jeans.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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