April 20, 2024 3:42 am
Shawarma Land, a small business in West Houston on Westheimer, opens and is burglarized hours after closing on its first day of business.

Shawarma Land, a new restaurant in west Houston, was robbed just hours after its grand opening, according to the Houston Police Department. The owners of Shawarma Land on Westheimer shared that the thief caused significant damage to their property and made off with over $1,000 from the register.

Owner Mohammad Assaad expressed his disappointment, stating that he had poured all of his savings into the restaurant. Despite being shaken by the incident, Assaad remains optimistic and resilient. He chose the bustling area for his restaurant due to its diverse customer base. The opening of Shawarma Land was a long-held dream for Assaad, as he had spent months perfecting recipes and renovating the space.

The break-in has not deterred Assaad from pursuing his passion for serving delicious shawarma. Houston police are actively investigating the burglary, but no arrests have been made yet. For updates on this story, follow Alex Bozarjian on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

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