Police seek suspects in violent robbery at northwest Houston business

Authorities are asking for the public's help identifying the suspects responsible for a violent robbery at a cell phone store in northwest Houston.

It happened at 5 p.m. on June 13 at a business in the 5000 block Antoine Drive. Police say the man entered the store, covered his face, approached an employee and punched the employee in the face with a closed fist. Houston police say the suspect then forcibly grabbed the employee and made him open the cash drawer and removed the money. 

 

Police say the suspect then took the employee to the back office and had him place cell phones in a trash bag.

According to investigators, the suspect kept threatening the employee by saying that he was going to shoot him during the incident.

Police say the suspect opened the door for a woman who helped him during the incident. The suspects fled the store in a white four-door sedan.

The male and female suspects are both believed to be between 20 to 26 years old.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at (713)222-TIPS or submit information online at www.crime-stoppers.org.

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