Monday, January 22, 2024

Suspect Wanted in Houston Cell Phone Store Robbery

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

On Monday, January 1, 2024 at around 12:00 pm, an unknown male entered a cell phone store, located at the 7900 block of Beechnut, in Houston, Texas. As the male was entering the business with a pry bar and his face covered, the employee ran to the back office, closed the door, and locked it. The suspect walked around the counter and removed the cash drawer along with several cell phones. The suspect then got into an older model Honda CR-V (spray painted in white) and fled the location. Houston PD #2544-24 

Prior to the robbery, the suspect was observed entering a nearby gas station (without a mask) while paying for gasoline. 

Suspect: Hispanic male, blue and gray jacket, black pants and sandals.

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.