Armed suspect sought in gaming store robbery


On Thursday, June 13, at about 4pm, a man entered the gaming store located on the 900 block of S. Wayside. The suspect approached store employees, armed with a black semi-automatic pistol and demanded cash from the register. The suspect handed the employees a black trash bag to fill with games, cash and other property. He ran out the front door of the business.

Video surveillance cameras captured the suspect committing the robbery and entering the passenger side of a vehicle outside of the business. The suspect is described as a Hispanic male weighing approximately 190 pounds and standing 5'8" tall. The suspect vehicle is described as a black 4 door vehicle, possibly missing a rim on the back driver's side wheel.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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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