Surveillance video at www.sugarlandtx.gov/Robbery230889
Sugar Land, TX – Sugar Land detectives are looking for a gunman who attempted to steal money from a clerk at WB Food Mart, 1303 block of West Bellfort Blvd., on Sunday Just after noon.
The man entered the store, displayed a handgun and discharged a round into the ceiling, approached the checkout window, pointed his handgun at the clerk and demanded cash.
The clerk grabbed a gun, and the suspect fired several shots in the employee’s direction, so the clerk returned fire in self-defense. The suspect fired a final round toward the clerk before running away.
No was believed to be injured, largely due to a bullet-proof enclosure surrounding the register where the clerk was working.
Police searched the area, but were unable to locate the gunman.
Surveillance footage from the store confirmed the suspect was a black man in his 20s wearing black pants, a black hoodie, a white t-shirt and a black face covering.
Anyone with information about the case should contact Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at 281-342-TIPS.