Surveillance video of Subway robbery suspects who led police on chase
SPRING, Texas – A chase involving several accused robbers ended Tuesday night in a neighborhood in Spring.
The pursuit by Harris County Precinct 4 deputy constables lasted for more than 30 minutes and zipped through residential streets at high speeds.
In surveillance video of the robbery, three men wearing masks jump the counter at the Subway restaurant in the 25000 block of Aldine Westfield in northwest Harris County. They fell over each other trying to get over the counter. When they got to the back of the business, they pulled guns and threatened two teenage girls working inside.
"It got worse. They got cornered in the back," said the restaurant's owner. "They had nowhere to go. There is no back door. So they had no exit whatsoever."
The three robbers, two with handguns, took the girls' phones, grabbed the money from the cash register and took off.
Around 8:15 p.m. deputies from the Harris County Precinct 4 Constable's Office received a call about a robbery at a Subway. After robbing the store, the men drove away. Deputies were able to locate them, and a chase ensued. The chase lasted about 30 minutes.
At some point during the chase, the driver slowed down, and all three robbers jumped from car and ran in different directions.
"What they were doing is as the officers were chasing them, they would slow down and allow one of them suspects to jump out in different subdivisions," Harris County Precinct 4 Constable Mark Herman said.
The driver, who was arrested, was bitten on the hands by a K-9. He was taken to an area hospital and expected to be OK, deputies said.
According to authorities, he is in custody and charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon, theft and evading arrests with a motor vehicle.
Officials said no one was hurt in the robbery. Deputies said the shotgun and pistols found were all stolen from homes in a local subdivision.
Anyone with information is asked to call Harris County Constables at 281-446-1196.