Smash-and-grab thieves target gas station ATM in north Harris County

The damage seen at the Shell station on Wilson Road near Beltway 8. (KTRK)

Harris County authorities are hunting three suspects wanted in a smash-and-grab robbery at a Shell gas station this morning.

Law enforcement authorities say the suspects' pickup truck smashed into the front of the the store off Beltway 8 and Wilson Road.

The front of the store sustained extensive damage.

Police say the thieves -- two men and a women all wearing masks -- were able to make off with a cash register, but not the ATM.

Thankfully, the store's clerk -- who was inside making coffee just minutes before the incident happened -- was not hurt.
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