Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Female Wanted in Dept. Store Shoplifting Turned Robbery

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an aggravated robbery. 

On Saturday, December 12, 2020 at around 7:00 pm, an unknown female entered a department store, located at the 10900 block of Westheimer, in Houston, Texas. The female filled a shopping cart up with several items, walked to an aisle, and began to remove the security tags. The suspect then placed the items into a large bag. While this was happening, loss prevention personnel witnessed what was happening and questioned the female about her actions (out of sight from camera). The suspect then pulled out pepper spray and threatened the employee’s with it. The suspect then put the pepper spray up, grabbed a knife, and held it as she walked out of the store with the stolen merchandise. The suspect then fled in an unknown direction. Houston PD #1653848-20 

Suspect description: White or Hispanic female, 30 to 40 years old, 5’3, 180 to 190 pounds and red hair. 

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