Man accused of robbing pizza restaurant at gunpoint

HOUSTON – Police are searching for a man who they say robbed a pizza restaurant at gunpoint on Feb. 11 around 4:20 a.m.

Armed with a pistol, the man robbed several employees at the restaurant near 50 Aldine Bender Road, authorities said.

Property was taken at gunpoint while the employees were unloading a truck of supplies, according to authorities.

The man then left the scene in an unknown direction.

Authorities said the man is described as black, between 20-25 years old, and weighs about 200-240 pounds. He was wearing a gray, hooded sweatshirt with red letters and dark pants at the time of the robbery, authorities said.

Authorities have increased the reward being offered for information in the case.

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $6,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the men in this case.

Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org.

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