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Houston Police Department
Suspect Charged, Sought in Robbery at 5192 Hidalgo

September 7, 2011 - Houston police are asking for the public’s help in locating a suspect charged with robbing a woman at 5192 Hidalgo about 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 17.

Tremain Preston Miles (b/m, DOB: 3-9-92) is charged with aggravated robbery in the 179th State District Court and remains at large.  Miles is described as a black male, 6 feet tall and weighing 160 pounds.  A photo of Miles is attached to this news release.

A second suspect, Janae Foster-Manuel (b/f, DOB: 6-7-94), is charged with aggravated robbery in the 179th State District Court.  Foster-Manuel was arrested without incident on Aug. 31.  A photo of her is also attached to this news release.

HPD Robbery Division Sergeant J. Bedingfield and Senior Police Officer C. Nelson reported:

The female victim, 24, was in her vehicle in a Galleria parking lot when she was approached by Foster-Manuel, who asked for directions.  The second suspect, Miles, then came to the driver’s side door, produced a pistol, and pointed it at the victim.  The woman was ordered out of her car and Foster-Manuel took her shoes before both suspects got into the victim’s car and drove away.

The victim was not harmed and her vehicle, a red Mazda, was later recovered in the 7100 block of St. Louis.

Based upon a tip to Crime Stoppers, investigators were able to identify Miles and Foster-Manuel as suspects in this case.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of suspect Tremain Miles is urged to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

Tremain Preston Miles

Tremain Preston Miles

Janae Foster-Manuel

Janae Foster-Manuel

KJS/JFC  9-7-11
Inc. #106839111

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