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Worker at fireworks stand robbed at gunpoint


COLDSPRING — On December 26, the manager of a fireworks stand located at 13073 State Hwy. 156 near FM 224 in Coldspring was robbed at gunpoint. The manager stated that a male suspect entered the stand while he was standing behind his counter. The suspect told the manager to empty the cash register and to then lie on the floor, face down. The manager was forced to crawl to the back room of the building where he was tied up by the suspect. No customers or other employees were at the location at the time of the robbery. The suspect took several hundred dollars in cash and a TAG brand wrist watch that belonged to the victim. The suspect is believed to have left on foot. The suspect is described as a black male approximately 6 feet tall with a medium build. The suspect was wearing black pants, a sweat shirt of unknown color and a dark ski mask. The suspect was carrying a large caliber revolver that was used in the hold up. If you have any information regarding the suspect, please contact Sergeant N. Adams (936) 653-4367, ext 316, or contact Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392 7867


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