Houston police are looking for two men accused of robbing a man at gunpoint during a meet-up car sale in a hotel parking lot along the North Freeway on April 4.

According to the police, the victim was selling his Nissan Altima on Facebook Marketplace when a potential buyer contacted him for a meet-up. The victim told the authorities that the potential buyer requested they meet in a hotel parking lot in order to view the car on sale. The buyer reportedly showed up in the parking lot just before 3:30 p.m. with another man in a gray Hyundai Accent. The two men got out of their vehicle and went towards the victim's car as the driver of the Hyundai pulled out of the parking space.

One of the men hopped into the back seat of the Nissan while pointing a handgun at the seller. The victim attempted to drive off, but the suspect told him to stop while he had the gun pointed to the back of his neck. The victim stopped his car, and the suspects then took his wallet and cell phones. The suspects immediately fled in their Hyundai.

Police confirmed that the account used on the potential buyers' Facebook page was fake and did not have the information to help identify the suspects. Houston police describe both suspects as Black males; the two are believed to be between 25 and 35 years. One was wearing blue jeans and a black hoodie, while the other was wearing black jeans and a black hoodie. One of them is said to have a height of 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs about 200 pounds.

Houston Police Department have appealed people to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston if anyone has any information related to the investigation. Information leading to the charging and/or arrest of any felony suspects may result in a cash payment of up to $5,000. Tipsters have been asked to contact Crime Stoppers directly to remain anonymous and to be considered for a cash payment by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at www.crime-stoppers.org, or through the Crime Stoppers mobile application.

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