Subway in Splendora hit by robbers for second time in a week

A van thought to be involved in several robberies in the area was located Tuesday evening in Cleveland.

The Splendora Subway restaurant, located at 14717 US 59, was hit by thieves around 4 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, just days after a similar robbery on Jan. 18.

According to Lt. Troy Teller with Splendora Police Department, two black males entered the store on Tuesday and removed the cash drawer from the register before fleeing in an older model white Ford van.

On Jan. 18, two black males reportedly robbed the restaurant around 11 p.m. In that incident, they grabbed the cash register from the countertop and fled the store. One of the two suspects reportedly struck the store employee when confronted.

This is a breaking news story. More information will be posted as it becomes available.

If you have information about these crimes, please call Splendora Police Department at 936-760-5800, option 3.

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Before creating Bluebonnet News in 2018, Vanesa Brashier was a community editor for the Houston Chronicle/Houston Community Newspapers. During part of her 12 years at the newspapers, she was assigned as the digital editor and managing editor for the Humble Observer, Kingwood Observer, East Montgomery County Observer and the Lake Houston Observer, and the editor of the Dayton News, Cleveland Advocate and Eastex Advocate. Over the years, she has earned more than two dozen writing awards, including Journalist of the Year.


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