Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Suspect Nearly Hits Carjacking Victim While Fleeing

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

On Tuesday, July 26, 2022 at 9:40 am, the complainant pulled into a restaurant parking lot, located at the 2400 block of South Wayside, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that he drove a friend to the restaurant and waited for him while he went inside for a few minutes. The complainant stated that while he was waiting, an unknown male rode up on his bicycle, got off the bike, and began yelling something to him. The male then walked around to the driver’s side door and told the complainant to get out of the vehicle while hitting the window with a hammer. The complainant then crawled to the backseat and was able to escape out of the vehicle and away from the suspect. The suspect then got into the driver’s seat and sped away. The complainant attempted to stop the suspect in the parking lot and was nearly struck by his vehicle by the suspect as he was fleeing the scene. Houston PD #990723-22 

The complainant’s vehicle was recovered, unoccupied, the same day at around 3:00 pm at a drug store parking lot at 7430 Park Place Blvd. According to a witness, a Hispanic male exited the vehicle walked westbound on Park Place Blvd. The witness was able to take a picture of the suspect prior to him leaving the scene. 

Suspect description: Hispanic male, 35 to 45 years old, 5’9 to 5’10, 160 to 170 pounds, black hair, medium complexion, black shirt, and black pants. 

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.