Walmart employee held hostage during armed robbery

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Two gunmen held an employee at gunpoint inside of a Walmart in northwest Harris County, according to police.

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says that the robbery happened just before 9 p.m. last night.

According to deputies, the gunmen forced the employee to the back of the store to open the safe, but the employee didn't know the code.

The two gunmen left empty handed.
After the attempted robbery, one employee was checked out due to difficulty of breathing. That employee will be okay.

Sheriff's deputies are checking surveillance video for the suspects and the getaway vehicle.

There were no reported injuries.

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