Wednesday, September 15, 2021

Suspect Identity Sought in Shoplifting Turned Robbery

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for a shoplifting turned robbery by force. 

On Friday, August 27, 2021 at around 10:55 am, an unknown male entered a western wear clothing store, located at the 1600 block of Gessner, in Houston, Texas. The male picked up six jeans, valued at $200 a pair, and continued to walk around the store while looking around. An employee then approached the male as asked him if he needed help. The male then began to exit the store without attempting to pay for the items, at which time the employee tried to stop the suspect from leaving. The male then pushed the female employee out of the way, got into the passenger seat of a black four-door Chevrolet Silverado, and fled the scene. Houston PD #1157248-21 

Suspect: White male, 6’0 to 6’1, 150 to 160 pounds, white shirt, tattoos on both arms, blue jeans, boots and wore a mask.

Vehicle used: Black Chevrolet Silverado.

 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 or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.