Police searching for men behind check cashing robbery spree

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Police are looking for a group of men behind at least four robberies at check cashing businesses in southwest Houston.

In each incident, the suspects are seen entering the store. One suspect works to pry open the door to the secured area with a crowbar while another suspect attempts to get into the secured area through the ceiling.

The crooks are armed with guns, and in at least two cases they opened fire in the store. No one was hurt either time.

The suspects are believed to be between 18 and 22 years of age, about 6 feet tall and weigh between 160 to 190 pounds. One suspect was seen wearing white and black gloves and Air Jordan 6 Promised Land basketball sneakers. All of the suspects left the scene in stolen Dodge vehicles which were later recovered.

The robberies happened at the following locations:
  • 6277 Bissonnet, 9:50am on January 5
  • 3226 Fondren, 9:20am on January 7
  • 6375 Skyline, 10am on January 16
  • 6345 Windswept, 11:30am on January 21

Anyone who recognizes the suspects is urged to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0900 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
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