Armed robber pretended to buy beer before gas station holdup

HOUSTON

Police say the suspect entered the store and appeared to purchase beer but when he got to the counter told the clerk he had a gun, and ordered the victim to surrender the contents of the register.

The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene without incident. The suspect is described as a black male, who was wearing a white shirt, yellow reflective vest, black cap and sunglasses.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect in this case. Download Houston Crime Stoppers in the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store and the Blackberry App World. Call 713-222-TIPS (8477). Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). Visit www.crime-stoppers.org. All tipsters remain anonymous.

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