Video released of cell phone pepper spray being used in W. Harris Co. cell phone store robbery

May 15, 2013 10:32:01 AM PDT
Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office have released video in hopes that you can help them find two men responsible for a robbery at a cell phone store in which one of the suspects used pepper spray.

It happened on May 3 at the store in the 3300 block of South Highway 6 in west Harris County. Investigators say that around 6:30pm, two males walked itno the store and browsed electronics for a few minutes.

One suspect approached the counter as another held open the front door, say detectives. That's when the suspect near the register pepper sprayed the victim and fled the store with stolen merchandise.

The first suspect is described as a white male, between 20 and 25 years of age, approximately five foot nine inches tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds. The suspect has short dark brown hair with side burns and blue or green eyes. At the time of the offense the suspect was wearing a red shirt and blue jeans.

The second suspect is described as a white male, between 20 and 25 years of age, standing approximately six feet tall, and weighing approximately 170 pounds. The suspect has dark colored hair, light colored eyes and light facial hair. At the time of the offense, the suspect was wearing a dark gray sweatshirt.

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 suspects 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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