Surveillance video shows man who robbed smoke shop at knifepoint in Pearland

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Investigators said the suspect first acted like a customer and selected various items from within the store and then walked up to the counter to check out. He then took out a large

PEARLAND, Texas (KTRK) -- Police are in search of a suspect who robbed a smoke shop at knifepoint on June 28, officials said.

At about 8:20 a.m., the suspect walked into the shop located at the 10500 block of Pearland Parkway, police said.

Investigators said the suspect first acted like a customer and selected various items from within the store and then walked up to the counter to check out.

Video shows he then took out a large knife, pointed it towards the employee, and then grabbed the items from the counter and placed them in a backpack. Police said the suspect then fled the scene on a bicycle.

The suspect is described to be a white or Hispanic man in his 20s or 30s with a scar or burn mark on the top of his left hand. He is about 5 feet, 9 inches tall, and weighs about 120 to 130 pounds. The suspect was last seen wearing a black shirt, green shorts, and a black cap.

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