Attempted smash-and-grab robbery at Baybrook Mall under investigation, police say

By Aaron Barker - Senior Digital Editor, Brittany Taylor - Digital News Editor

FRIENDSWOOD, Texas - Four men are being sought after an attempted smash-and-grab robbery at Baybrook Mall, according to police.

The incident was reported about 1 p.m. Saturday at a jewelry store inside the mall.

According to Houston police, the four thieves tried to rob the Helzberg Jewelry store by smashing the glass cases but quickly fled. 

Police said that right after the glass shattered, they began receiving calls about an active shooter at the mall. Officers responding to the scene did not find any evidence of a shooting, police said.

No injuries were reported.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Houston Police Department Robbery Unit at 713-308-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477. 

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