VIDEO: Houston robber forgets gun, returns to get it

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HOUSTON, Texas – (KPRC) Police in Houston are searching for an armed robber who briefly returned to the scene of his crime after leaving his gun behind.

The owner of the A1 Dollar Store in southeast Houston was shot during the Tuesday robbery.

“He came behind the counter and threw me against the balloon gas tank and said ‘Give me your money,'” said Victoria Rubio, who works at the store.

After she obliged, the suspect went after her boss, Piyal Ali. Rubio says the suspect Tased him first, then shot him.

“He pulled out a gun and shot him in his hand and legs,” Rubio said.

According to police, the store owner was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand. He is in stable condition.

Police are searching for thief, who they say got away with an undisclosed amount of money. They believe that someone might have helped him escape after he left the store.

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