Thursday, January 11, 2018

77 Year Old Victim Dragged by Vehicle by Purse Snatcher

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect(s) responsible for an aggravated robbery (elderly).

On Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 11:54 am, the complainant had just finished grocery shopping at the H Mart Grocery store, located at 1313 Blalock, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that she had her body turned away from her shopping basket and was approached from behind by white Nissan Sentra. A male then reached out of the passenger window and grabbed the complainant’s purse in the basket. The 7 year old complainant tried to hang onto her purse while the male suspect was taking it, but was thrown onto the ground as the vehicle was fleeing the scene and dragged a short distance. The complainant then fell hard onto the ground and had to be transported to the hospital with a head injury. 
HPD case #1634542-17

Suspect description: Suspect #1: Possible Hispanic male with mustache
Vehicle description: White Nissan Sentra, first three letters possibly ‘JXT.’

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at