Cafe owner wrestles gun away from suspect in attempted robbery in NW Harris Co.

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Cafe owner wrestles gun away from suspect in attempted robbery, Chauncy Glover reports. (KTRK)

Deputies say three suspects wanted in an attempted robbery at a cafe in northwest Harris County are in custody.

The incident happened at Bambu Desserts & Drinks on 3010 Gears Rd. near Veterans Memorial around 11 a.m. Thursday morning.

Officials tell Eyewitness News the three men went into the business and tried to rob it. One of the suspects pointed a gun at the clerk's head and demanded he open the safe.

The cafe owner managed to wrestle the gun away from the suspect and fired it inside the store. A bullet shattered the front door of the business. No one was hurt.

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The suspects took off, launching a search in a nearby neighborhood, where it was believed they may have escaped to. A Harris County Sheriff's Office helicopter was spotted over the area and several deputy constable cars were seen on Walters Road earlier during the initial search.

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