Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Shoplifting Turns into Aggravated Robbery in Southside

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.

On Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 10:09 pm, an unknown black male entered the Fuel Depot, located at 7120 Scott Street, in Houston, Texas. The male was observed concealing alcohol in the waistband by one of the employees, at which time the employee locked the entry door. The employee approached the male and told him to remove the concealed alcohol. A confrontation ensued and the male then pulled out a handgun and threatened to harm the employee if he did not unlock the doors. The employee backed off and started to walk to the back office. The suspect then ran towards the employee and threatened to harm him once again if he did not unlock the door. The employee then unlocked the door and the suspect walked out. The male is believed to be from the area. HPD case #470200-18

Suspect description: Black male,20 to 25 years old, 5’7 to 5’8, 180 to 200 pounds, black hair, light brown complexion, black pants and black shirt..

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 www.crime-stoppers.org