HOUSTON - Authorities need your help identifying an armed man attempting to rob a northeast Houston convenience store, who was caught on camera scrambling after the clerk reportedly pressed the panic button.
It happened Friday, May 6 around 11 a.m., according to the Houston Police Department, at a store in the 4700 block of Kelley St. near LBJ Hospital.
Surveillance video shows the man first behaving like a regular customer and places a drink on the counter. Moments afterward, however, the man took out a gun and demanded money from the register.
The clerk reportedly hit the panic button, causing the robber to "freak out" and scrambled out of the store in an unknown direction.
Officials described the suspected robber as a White man standing at 5'7" with a thin build, blonde hair, a red Rockets shirt, blue jeans, and a camouflage cap.