Friday, August 21, 2020

Suspect Targets Women in Parking Lot Purse Snatching

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for a theft from person (purse snatching). 

On Sunday, August 9, 2020 at 4:10 pm, the complainant had just finished grocery shopping at the El Rancho Supermarket, located at 11210 North Freeway, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that a black Nissan Altima pulled up behind her vehicle and an unknown male exited the driver’s side door, approached her and forcibly grabbed her purse. The suspect then got back into the vehicle and fled the scene. Houston PD case #1047866-20 

Suspect description: Hispanic male, 30’s, heavy set and white shirt. Vehicle: Black Nissan Altima with no front license plate. 

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