Monday, May 20, 2019

Suspect Encounters Resistant Store Employee in Robbery

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for a robbery by force.

On Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 4:50 pm, an unknown male entered the Family Dollar, located at 7600 Jensen, in Houston, Texas. The male walked up to the counter and acted as though he was going to make a purchase. As the employee opened the cash register, the male reached over the counter and grabbed some cash from the drawer. The employee behind the counter grabbed the suspects hand with the money in an attempt to get it back as they struggled back and forth. The suspect then reached over the counter and attempted to take they cash drawer, but again, the employee resisted and wouldn’t allow the suspect to take it. The suspect then attempted to take a customer’s fanny pack, at which time she threatened to harm the suspect if he touched her. The suspect then reached over the counter once more and this time was successful in taking the cash drawer. The suspect fled the location in an unknown direction. HPD case #575358-19

Suspect description: Black male, large build, black shirt, black pants and black shoes.

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