Thursday, September 19, 2019

Garbage Truck Driver Robbed in Early Morning Hours

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 Wednesday, August 28, 2019 at 5:01 am, the complainant, who drives a garbage truck, arrived at the 9800 block of Main Street, in Houston, Texas in order to pick up some trash. The complainant pulled up to the location and exited the truck in order to unlock a gate leading to the dumpster. Upon exiting the truck, a blue Honda Accord pulled up next to him and an unknown male approached him while pointing a handgun at him and demanded his wallet. The complainant informed the suspect that his wallet was in the truck, at which time the suspect climbed up into the garbage truck and grabbed the victim’s wallet.  The suspect then got back into the Honda Accord and fled the scene. Houston PD #1115181-19

Suspect description: Black male, 20 to 25 years old, no 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