Thursday, November 8, 2018

Pawn Shop Smash and Grab Robbery Captured on Camera

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

On Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 6:27 pm, three unknown black males walked into the Valu Pawn, located at 9725 Bissonnet, in Houston, Texas. One of the suspects stood at the door as a look-out while the other two suspects walked directly over to the display cases. The suspect carrying a sledgehammer began to break the glass while the other suspect placed the jewelry in a bag. The suspects appeared to be wearing heavy duty gloves in order to not get cut while removing the glass from the cases. The suspects were able to take several pieces of jewelry and then fled the store in a black Mercury Marquis. HPD case #1348695-18

Suspect description:
Suspect #1: Black male, 16 to 18 years old, 5’6 to 5’8, brown eyes, gray pullover and blue jeans.
Suspect #2: Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5’8 to 5’10, 180 pounds, black pullover, brown pants and red shirt wearing a black mask.
Suspect #3: Black male, 20 to 25 years old, 5’11, 180 pounds, black coat, black jeans, gray shirt and red Vans.

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