HOUSTON – Houston police are asking for the public’s help identifying the people responsible for a violent pharmacy robbery earlier this year.
On May 2 around 11:15 a.m., police said six men, some armed with guns, forced their way through a back door at The Peoples Pharmacy at 8503 Gulf Freeway while an employee was taking out the trash.
Once inside, the men forced the employee to the floor and duct-taped her ankles together, according to police.
The men spent about five minutes inside the pharmacy taking several boxes of prescription medicine, police said.
They then left in an unknown direction.
Houston police provided descriptions of five of the six suspects.
One man is described as black, about 5 feet, 7 inches to 5 feet, 8 inches tall and 180 pounds with a dark complexion. He was wearing a white pullover.
The others are described as all being black and between 20 to 30 years old. One was described as being about 220 to 250 pounds with a dark complexion, white hood, white hat and blue pants. Another was wearing a black hoodie and red pants. Another was wearing a white shirt and black pants. The fifth was described as wearing white pants and a black hoodie.
Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the men in the case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online here.
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