Arrest made in series of robberies in north Houston

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KPRC Local 2 John Treadgold

HOUSTON - At least one person has been arrested after a series of robberies in parking lots in the north Houston area.

Houston police tell Local 2 they recovered several items including purses and cell phones from a home in northeast Houston.

Investigators say the victims were held up in the span of three hours Friday morning in the area around Northline Mall.

Police believe the gun that was used in the robberies was a fake.

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