On Monday, a man entered Thai Massage on the Katy Freeway and asked for prices. When the woman working the counter said they only accepted cash, he allegedly said he'd come back with some money.
Five minutes later, deputies say he returned and put a knife to the woman's throat, demanding money from the register.
A security camera shows him running out of the business when she is unable to open the drawer.
Harris County Sheriff's investigators said the same man robbed the Lifeway Christian book store on the Katy Freeway.
The suspect is described as a white male with brown hair, a brown mustache and goatee, standing 5 feet 7, and weighing between 160 and 180 pounds.
If you have any information on the suspect, you can make an anonymous tip by calling Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS, or by submitting your tip online at www.crime-stoppers.org.
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