Police investigating attempted smash-and-grab in northwest Houston


It happened around 3:45am at the Valero gas station on Hammerly at Gessner.

Police say suspects in a pickup truck smashed their way into the store and attempted to steal the ATM but they were not successful.

Authorities say the suspects fled the scene in a red Ford 250 pickup truck. The vehicle was located about an hour later on Emnora at Shadowdale. Police say the vehicle is more than likely stolen.

The store was open at the time of the attempted robbery and a clerk was on duty. No word of any injuries.

The suspects remain at-large.

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