Home Depot robbery

Lake Jackson police investigate a reported robbery Friday night at the Home Depot in Lake Jackson.

LAKE JACKSON

Home Depot thief flashes handgun

Police scoured the area around the Home Depot in Lake Jackson but were unable to locate a man who showed a gun while walking out with merchandise he didn’t pay for, authorities said.

A Home Depot employee called police at 7:33 p.m. reporting two men who had gone into the store in the 100 block of Abner Jackson Parkway left with a bunch of merchandise they didn’t pay for, Lake Jackson Police Sgt. Roy Welch said.

“While exiting, one of the males lifted up his shirt and displayed a handgun,” Welch said. “It was never pointed at anybody.”

The two men then got into a vehicle and drove off, he said.

No description of the two men, the vehicle or the items taken could be provided Friday evening as police continued to investigate, Welch said.

Home Depot declined to comment Friday night, citing the investigation.

Corinna Richardson is the content editor for The Facts. Contact her at 979-237-0150. ​

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AMP

There you go........ Corporate Home Depot is on record for not stopping robberies. They even fired an employee for doing so.

LMRamirez

How can you not have a description of the robber if he displayed his gun to someone?

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