Friday, November 30, 2018

Sketch Released of Suspect in Brutal Robbery of 71 Year Old Victim

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

On Friday, November 2, 2018 at around 10:00 am, an unknown male (possibly mixed race) climbed over the complainant's wooden patio fence, located at an apartment complex at 2338 West 18th Street, in Houston, Texas. The male then used a rock wrapped in a shirt and shattered the sliding glass door leading to the patio. While this was happening, a 71 year old female complainant was taking a shower. The unknown suspect entered the apartment and located the complainant while in the bathroom. Once inside the bathroom, the unknown suspect then attacked the complainant while she was still inside the shower by stabbing her approximately 13 times throughout her body. The complainant suffered serious stab wounds and cuts to her upper back and neck, which resulted in her being placed in a medically induced coma. HPD case #1388788-18

A witness observed the suspect (in the sketch) removing the victims license plate from her vehicle after the assault.

Suspect description:
Suspect #1: Possible mixed race male, 5’5, 20’s, medium to slightly stocky build.

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