The FBI Violent Crime Task Force needs the public's help identifying and locating two men who robbed a Garda armored truck in Houston on June 8, 2019. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the robbers.
The robbery occurred at approximately 2:33 p.m. on Saturday, June 8, 2019, outside of the Dick's Sporting Goods store located at the Willowbrook Mall in northwest Houston, TX.
The two suspects, driving a black sedan, pulled up alongside the Garda armored truck located outside of a sporting goods store. When the courier exited the truck, the two suspects got out of their vehicle. Suspect 1 attempted to take the cash bag from the courier, but the courier was able to hold on to the bag. Suspect 1 then shot the courier in his left arm with a pistol. The two suspects then got back into the black sedan and drove away without obtaining any money. The Garda employee's injuries were not life-threatening.
The robbers are described as two black males in their 30s, approximately 6'0" tall, with thin builds. During the robbery, one of the robbers wore a blue hooded sweatshirt and sunglasses. The other robber wore a white hooded sweatshirt.
Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of these robbers. If you have any information, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the FBI Houston Field Office at (713) 693-5000. Tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through their website, www.crime-stoppers.org, or the Houston Crime Stoppers mobile phone app which can be downloaded for both iPhone and Android devices. All tipsters remain anonymous.