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Suspects rushed for cash after breaking into slot machines and robbing a convenience store clerk in northwest Houston

Houston police are looking for three aggravated robbery suspects who they believe ripped money from slot machines and threatened to kill an employee of a convenience store in northwest Houston.

According to HPD, on March 24, three men, including one armed with a handgun, entered a convenience store in the 5700 block of Tidwell around 2:45 a.m.

Police said one of the men remained at the door while the other two walked towards the slot machines. One suspect pulled out a long metal lever and began to pry open the machine in order to gain access to the cash drawer while the other suspect approached an employee standing behind the counter and threatened to hit him. kill if he didn’t give her everything in the cash register.

The three suspects then fled with money recovered from ATMs and the cash register.

The suspects were all between the ages of 20 and 30, were 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, and weighed 180 to 200 pounds. They were all wearing black.

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