Katy man charged with aggravated robbery at convenience store
A 17-year-old Katy male has been charged with aggravated robbery for allegedly robbing a convenience store clerk at gunpoint on Friday in the Cinco Ranch area.
According to a Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office news release, at about 9: 45 p.m., a black male wearing a mask entered the Shell gas station/convenience story in the 21900 block of Westheimer Parkway, brandished a small handgun and demanded cash. The clerks handed over an unspecified amount of cash and the robber left the store. No one was injured.
While deputies responding to the call were at the store, another deputy patrolling the area was flagged down by two men who said they had seen a man matching the robber’s description nearby.
The news release states that a short time later, the deputy saw a vehicle with two occupants headeing north on Falcon Landing Boulevard, stop and pick up a man matching the suspect’s description .
The deputy stopped the vehicle and detained the 17-year-old, who allegedly had a handgun and cash in his possession.
He is being held in the Fort Bend County Jail in lieu of $20,000 bond. The other two men already in the vehicle were not charged.
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