Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Robbery Victim Targeted by Suspects after Visit to Mall

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for a theft from person (robbery). 

On Sunday, May 16, 2021 at around 6:00 pm, the complainant was returning to her vehicle at a grocery store parking lot at the 1800 block of S. Voss, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that she sat down on the driver’s seat and placed her purse on her passenger seat, at which time an unknown male opened her passenger door and grabbed her purse. The suspect then got into a gray four-door sedan and fled the scene. Houston PD #654512-21 

The complainant stated that prior to driving to the grocery store; she had been at the Galleria Mall and was carrying a purse valued at $5,000. The complainant stated that she believes that the suspects followed her from the mall to the grocery store and targeted her for her purse. 

Note: The suspect vehicle can be seen on video pulling into the parking lot just after the complainant pulled into the parking lot. The suspects then parked next to the complainant’s vehicle and waited over twenty minutes until she returned.   

The suspect described the suspect as a black male, but was unable to provide a clothing description. 

Please contact Crime Stoppers of Houston DIRECTLY if you have any information related to this investigation. Information leading to the charging and/or arrest of any felony suspects may result in a cash payment up to $5,000. Tipsters MUST contact Crime Stoppers DIRECTLY to remain anonymous and to be considered for a cash payment by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.