FBI: Fugitive of the week stole $39k from store

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Saturday, November 19, 2016
Keanu Williams, a known member of the Piru gang, is wanted for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Court documents say he stole $39,000 in cash from a convenience store.
FBI Houston

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The FBI is looking for a gang member who is wanted for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon after making off with an extraordinary amount of cash during a convenience store heist.

According to charging documents, 22-year-old Keanu Williams and another unidentified male made off with approximately $39,000 in cash after robbing a convenience store on the 11100 block of Aldine Westfield Road in October.

The store's owner kept the extraordinary amount of cash on hand as part of a check cashing operation.

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Police say Williams and his accomplice struck the victim multiple times as they robbed the establishment, then shot at (and narrowly missed) him as they fled the scene.

A Crime Stoppers tip helped authorities identify Williams, who is described as a black male who stands 5' 5" and weighs 135 pounds. He is a known member of the Piru gang.

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Anybody with information about his whereabouts can submit an anonymous tip on StopHoustonGangs.org.