2 armed, masked men rob Fort Bend County gas station


FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas – Fort Bend County authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying two men responsible for robbing a gas station on April 20.

Around 11:40 p.m., deputies were called to the Valero in the 14100 block of Bissonnet Street in response to an aggravated robbery.

Authorities said two armed men entered the store and held the employee and a customer at gunpoint while demanding cash. The men left the store after getting the money.

One of the robbers is described as a black man who is about 5 feet 9 inches tall. He was wearing all-black clothing and had a black T-shirt over his head and face. He was wearing red shoes at the time of the crime.

The second person is described as a black man who is about 5 feet 6 inches tall. He was wearing all-black clothing and a black mask.

“Someone out there knows these thugs,” said Sheriff Troy E. Nehls. “If you have seen someone who has purchased a mask like this in the last couple of weeks, give us a call. That mask may not be unique, but it’s different.”

Anyone who has information about this crime is asked to call Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers Inc. at 281-342-TIPS (8477), send a text message by texting "FBCCS" plus your tip to CRIMES (274637) or by submitting online here: http://www.fortbend.crimestoppersweb.com/.

Information that leads to the apprehension of and filing of charges against the individuals involved in this case could earn you as much as $5,000. All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous.

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