For Immediate Release
ATF Offers $5,000 Reward for Information on River City Pawn Robbery in Missouri City, TX
Houston — The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is announcing a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for the robbery of a Federal Firearms Dealer in Missouri City, TX.
On April 11, 2023, two unknown male suspects (one Black, one Hispanic) entered FFL River City Pawn, located at 1923 Texas Pkwy., Missouri City, TX 77489, and stole approximately five pistols. One suspect fired several rounds at store employees as both suspects fled the scene on foot; one employee was able to return fire at the suspects. No employees were harmed during the shooting.
Suspect 1 was wearing a distinctive black NASA hoodie/jacket with white writing on the right sleeve and fluorescent yellow gloves. Suspect 2 was wearing all-red sneakers. The suspects also had a bright orange drawstring backpack.
Anyone with any information about this crime should contact ATF at 1-888-ATF-TIPS. Information can also be sent to ATFTips@atf.gov, or through ATF’s website at www.atf.gov/contact/atftips. Tips can also be submitted anonymously using the Reportit® app, available from both Google Play and the Apple App store, or by visiting www.reportit.com.
“ATF is committed to working with our law enforcement partners to apprehend the suspects responsible for this crime before they commit any more crimes,” said ATF Houston Field Division Special Agent in Charge Fred Milanowski.
ATF works closely with members of the firearms industry to curb the criminal acquisition and misuse of firearms. ATF is the lead federal law enforcement agency with jurisdiction involving firearms and violent crimes and regulates the firearm industry. More information about ATF and its programs is available at www.atf.gov.