Couple nearly robbed in drive-thru

The crook escaped in a getaway vehicle

Published On: Jan 20 2013 09:21:40 AM CST   Updated On: Jan 20 2013 09:22:17 AM CST

A couple is shaken after being robbed in a drive-thru in northwest Houston.

The couple was in their car in the drive-thru at the Popeyes on Antoine and Highway 249 Saturday night.

The woman driving the car was so scared during the robbery she hit the gas and took off.

The robber ran to a waiting SUV and got away.

The couple is okay.