Friday, February 10, 2023

Suspects Wanted in at Least 4 Smoke Shop Robberies

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division needs the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for series of robberies at smoke shops in the City of Houston and Harris County. 

Three suspects are wanted for at least four robberies at smoke shops that all occurred on February 7, 2023 at the following locations: 

1. February 7, 2023 at 4:45 am at 1544 Westheimer Road. Houston PD #185220-23

2. February 7, 2023 at 6:23 am at 10255 North Freeway. Harris County SO #230202378

3. February 7, 2023 at 7:02 am at 5069 FM 1960 West. Harris County SO #230202382

4. February 7, 2023 at 4:45 am at 11030 Bissonnet. Houston PD #188288-23 

In all four robberies, the suspects entered the business, pulled out handguns, and demanded the money from the registers. The suspects also filled up their backpacks full of merchandise in the smoke shops. In a few of the robberies, the suspects became aggressive and assaulted the employee by striking them with their handguns and closed fists. 

Suspect #1: Black male, thin build, black hoodie, black pants, and wore sandals

Suspect #2: Black male, thin build, blue long sleeve shirt, gray pants and wore crocs.

Suspect #3: White or Hispanic male, red hoodie, medium build, blue jeans tennis shoes.