HOUSTON – A sketch of the shooter in an attempted armed robbery that took place Saturday at the Willowbrook Mall was released Friday.
Investigators said the two men, who were in a black sedan, pulled up alongside the Garda truck. When the courier got out of the truck, the two men got out of the car and attempted to take the bag of money from the courier.
The courier was able to hold onto the bag, even when one of the men, who had a pistol, shot him in the arm.
The men drove away from the scene without getting the money.
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Houston police said the men are described as two black men in their 30s who are approximately 6 feet tall, with thin builds. During the attempted robbery, one of the robbers wore a blue, hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses.
The other robber wore a white hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).
CrimeStoppers is offering an award of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the robbers.
Though two men are wanted, only one sketch was released Friday.