PASADENA, Texas – Police are asking the public to help identify suspects accused of robbing two gas stations over the last two months.
Pasadena police said on Dec. 9, 2018, a man wearing a hoodie and armed with a gun walked into the Shell gas station in the 1700 block of Shaver Street.
Surveillance video shows the suspect point a gun at the clerk and demand money. There was also another suspect acting as the lookout according to police. The two were seen driving off in a white four-door sedan.
The store said the suspects targeted the store yet again on Jan. 23, 2019. This time they brought a third person described as a woman.
“All three of them had guns and it looked like they were ill prepared, they were running around everywhere grabbing cigarettes opening drawers up,” explained an employee who works at the gas station and asked not to be identified. “Any kind of store with any kind of money at the register, there’s dangers that you’re going to get robbed, but, for me, I personally didn’t think that was going to happen twice in such a short span of time.”
He said the 12-year-old store was last robbed three years ago.
“We have been robbed before, but nothing as intimate as coming in the back behind of the register and putting gun to everybody, that was concerning,” said the employee.
Pasadena police said the day before, on Jan. 22, one of the suspects targeted a different gas station.