HOUSTON -

A customer was pistol-whipped during a robbery at a southeast Houston game room, investigators said.

Houston police said a group of thieves stormed into the game room in the 7100 block of Lawndale about 9 a.m. Wednesday.

Investigators said the robbers stole the security guard's gun.

After the robbery, the crooks jumped over a fence and got away, police said. They likely had a getaway car waiting, officials said.

Descriptions of the robbers have not been released.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.