A man in Houston endeavored to loot a lodging while at the same time conveying a rifle, however had all the earmarks of being stunned when the inn representative took out her very own handgun.
The episode occurred on Jan. 16 when a man entered the lodging hall.
Houston police say that the suspect went to the counter with a rifle and requested that an inn representative give him cash from a money cabinet.
As the lodging representative was being held at gunpoint with the rifle, police say that she took out her very own handgun and pointed it at the suspect, who then ran away from the area.
“I ain’t playing with you,” the man can be heard saying before running away from the counter.
The suspect is described as a “Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 6’2 to 6’4, 150 to 180 pounds, thin build, blue shirt, blue jeans and white shoes,” according to Houston police.
Anyone with information leading to an arrest is encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.
The incident took place at a Houston hotel on the evening of February 5th. A suspect entered the hotel and approached the front desk, where the clerk was working.
The suspect can be seen in the footage talking to the clerk, and then suddenly reaching over the counter. The clerk, in response, pulled out a handgun and pointed it at the suspect. The suspect immediately backed away and fled the scene.
The hotel clerk who pulled out the handgun has been identified as John Doe. Doe has been working as a hotel clerk for over 10 years and has no prior criminal record.
The suspect, on the other hand, is still at large and the police are investigating the incident.
The hotel management released a statement condemning the incident and expressing their support for the hotel clerk.
The management stated that the safety and well-being of their employees and customers are their top priority and they will do everything in their power to ensure that similar incidents do not occur in the future.