Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Suspect Wanted in Purse Snatching of Elderly Female

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an aggravated robbery (elderly) purse snatching.

On Monday, November 25, 2019 at 3:34 pm, the complainant, an 80-year-old female, was walking from her apartment on Irvington to the metro rail line at the 300 block of Erin Street, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that an unknown male suddenly ran up behind her and forcibly grabbed her purse, causing her to fall and hitting her face on the ground. The suspect then ran back to his vehicle, which appears to be a light colored 2007 to 2011 Cadillac Escalade with damage to the back left side of the bumper and missing the center caps (wheels) on the driver’s side of the vehicle. Houston PD #1555168-19
Suspect description: Possibly a Hispanic male, black shirt and pants and wore a red cap.
Vehicle: Possibly a light colored 2007 to 2011 Cadillac Escalade. Damage to back left bumper and missing center caps (wheels) on driver’s side.

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