Police hope surveillance photos lead to capture of gas station robbers


HOUSTON – Three men are being sought in connection with a robbery Dec. 12 at a gas station in the 12300 block of Fondren Road.

Police said three men with guns entered the store around 10:45 p.m. One man walked up to the counter and threatened to kill the cashier while pointing a gun at his chest. He's described as a black male, between 18-24 years old, 5 feet, 7 inches to 5 feet, 9 inches tall, weighing 180 to 190 pounds, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and red shoes. Police said he was carrying a black semi-automatic pistol.

The other two men went behind the counter and took an undisclosed amount of money and several boxes of cigarettes. The other two men are described as black males, between 18-24 years old, between 5 feet, 7 inches and 5 feet 9 inches tall, weighing 180 to 190 pounds, wearing black hooded sweatshirts and both carrying black semi-automatic pistols. One man was wearing gray pants and black shoes, and the other was wearing blue jeans and red shoes.

Video surveillance captured some images of the men before they left the gas station on foot.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging or arrest of the men. Anyone with information is asked to call 713-222-TIPS or go to www.crime-stoppers.org.