Surveillance Photos Released in Business Robbery

The SuspectThe SuspectThe SuspectJanuary 26, 2010 - Investigators in the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in the December 2009 robbery of a southwest Houston cell phone business.

The suspect was seen talking on his cell phone when he entered the Voice Connect store at 9538 Richmond about 6:40 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 7. As he entered, he produced a handgun, pointed it at the clerk, and demanded money from the register. He then fired a shot over the clerk’s head before taking an undisclosed amount of cash and fleeing on foot.

The suspect is described only as a black male, 22 to 25 years of age, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall, 170 pounds, with a light complexion and thin build.

Surveillance photos of the suspect are attached to this release.

Anyone with information about the suspect is urged to call the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

KJS/JFC/CF 1-26-10
Inc. #178876409

For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.

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