Armed Robber Makes Off with Loot after Ordering Subway Sandwich

February 20, 2012

An armed robber made off with more than $100 in cash after ordering a sandwich from a West U Subway.

Police were called to the sandwich shop at 5404 Kirby around 8 p.m. on Saturday for a robbery in progress.

A man came into the store, ordered a sandwich and when he was being rung up he lifted his shirt, exposing a silver hand gun to the employee behind the counter, Sgt. Allan Gomez said.

The suspect made off with a couple hundred dollars, he said.

There were a few patrons in the restaurant at the time of the robbery but there were no reported injuries.

The suspect is described as a clean shaven black male, 6 ft. 2 inches and was wearing military clothes.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the West U Police Department at 713-662-0330.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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