'Cold-hearted' suspects terrorize single mom during SW Houston robbery

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- An HPD sergeant says what two men did to a single mother working to support her family shook him to his core. And now, they're asking for the public's help to track them down.

Security video captured part of the crime. Two men wearing a hoodie and a shirt over their heads walked into the EZ Money checking cash store off Wilcrest Drive in southwest Houston back on July 24 in the middle of the afternoon.

Authorities say they forced the one woman working inside to the ground and put a gun to her head. They stole her property and money from the cash register.

In what was most moving, HPD Sgt. Tony Mora recalled what that woman told him.

"This woman, when I was interviewing her, very specifically recalled the terror that she was feeling at this time," he said. "She recalled the coldness in this person's eyes, pleading with him that she has a child at home and he so blatantly said, 'I don't care. Give me the damn money.' That is a cold-hearted person that frightens me is out in the public."

Sgt, Mora went on to say this could of have been your mother, sister or daughter at work just trying to do the right thing.
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