Utility worker robbed at gunpoint

Published On: Oct 09 2012 03:09:05 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 09 2012 06:20:28 PM CDT

Oct. 9, 2012: Residents in one neighborhood are on alert after an AT&T worker is robbed. Andy Cerota reports.


Neighbors in Acres Homes are on alert after an AT&T worker was robbed at gunpoint.

Houston police said the robbery happened at the corner of Lucky and Knox just before 1 p.m. on Monday.

Investigators said the technician was working on an outdoor box when two men approached him. One of them had a gun and was wearing a blue hooded sweatshirt, officials said.

Police said the two robbers, believed to be between 20 and 25 years old, made off with some of the worker's personal property.

KPRC Local 2 contacted AT&T for a comment and representative said he would look into the matter.

The investigation is ongoing.

The victim was not hurt.

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.


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