Heights Mini Mart Hold Up

A photo of two armed burglars who held up the Heights Mini Mart on April 1, 2020.

CITY OF RICHMOND (Covering Fort Bend News) - Two seventeen-year olds are accused of holding up a Richmond convenience store at gunpoint and they are now facing first degree felony charges. The hold up happened at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 10, 2020,

"Two men wearing masks on their faces entered Heights Mini Mart, located at 1308 Clay Street in Richmond," said a statement from the Richmond Police Department. "Both suspects approached the counter and each suspect pointed a gun at the clerk demanding all the money from the register. The suspects also took a case of e-cigarettes before running out of the store and leaving the area on foot."

After receiving descriptions of both suspects, officers were able to locate two 17-year-olds. Both were charged with aggravated robbery which is a first degree felony. They were transported to the Fort Bend County Jail.

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