Bandana-wearing bandits rob tobacco shop in west Harris County

By Erica Young - News Producer

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - Crime Stoppers and the Harris County Sheriff's Office have teamed up to find two men who robbed a tobacco shop at gunpoint.

The pair can be seen on surveillance video entering the business in the 6700 block of Highway 6 South on September 14. Both men had bandanas over their faces.

One of the men approached the victim at the register, pointed a handgun, and demanded cash. After getting money from the register, he took numerous items off the shelves behind the counter.

The second robber remained at the door the entire time.

When they were finished robbing the shop, the men drove away in a gold-colored Chevrolet sports utility vehicle.

One robber is described as being between 18-20 years of age, approximately 6 foot 1 and approximately 180 lbs. He was wearing a green bandana around his face, a black t-shirt, and tan pants.

The other robber is described as being between 17-20 years of age, approximately 6 feet tall and approximately 175 lbs. He was wearing a red shirt and a bandana around his face.

Anyone with information that could lead to the arrests of the suspects is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston. The phone number is 713-222-TIPS (8477). You can also text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637).

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