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Authorities seek 4 people who robbed Houston snow cone shop

1 employee taken to hospital after being struck with handgun, police say

HOUSTON – Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department's robbery division are asking for the public's help in identifying four people who robbed a Houston ice cream shop.

The robbery happened around 11:40 p.m. March 21 at the Flamingo Chill in the 6400 block of Airline Drive.

Police said four people entered the business through a back door during closing.

As the four entered the business, they pointed handguns at the employees and demanded money from within the business, as well as personal property, police said. One employee was taken to a hospital after being struck in the face with a handgun.

Police gave the following descriptions for the four suspects:

  • Suspect No. 1: Unknown Hispanic male who wore a red shirt wrapped around his head (UA), a black knit jacket with padded elbows, a light-blue shirt, blue jeans rolled at the bottom and brown work boots. Police said he was carrying a black gun.
  • Suspect No. 2: Unknown white male who wore no mask with blond hair, a high receding hairline that makes a point toward the front of his head and a scar running down the right side of his nose and through his lip. He wore a blue windbreaker with a hood, blue jeans, tennis shoes and a red T-shirt. Police said he was carrying a black gun.
  • Suspect No. 3: Unknown Hispanic male who wore a gray shirt around his face, black hoodie, blue jeans and gray shoes.
  • Suspect No. 4: Unknown possible Hispanic male who was completely covered with a hoodie and blue jeans.

The suspects spoke in both English and Spanish during the robbery, police said.

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