Houston Police Department
Surveillance Video, Photos of Wanted Suspect in Robbery at 9652 Beechnut

April 30, 2013 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in a robbery at 9652 Beechnut about 2:50 p.m. on January 3.

The suspect is described only as a Hispanic male, 23 to 25 years of age, about 5 feet 2 to 5 feet 5 inches tall, 160 pounds with black hair. He was wearing a red T-shirt, black baseball cap and a blue jean jacket. Surveillance video of the suspect can be viewed at the HPD YouTube Channel at http://youtu.be/Wu13YH6LGrs. Surveillance photos of the suspect are attached to this news release.

suspect suspect

Investigators are also seeking a person of interest in this case, described only as a Hispanic male dressed in all black. The person of interest appears in the surveillance video at the 00:00 to 00:10 mark.

The suspect entered the La Hacienda meat market at 9652 Beechnut. He loitered around the store until several customers inside had left. Once the business was fairly empty, the suspect approached the front counter, confronted the employee and, at gunpoint, demanded money from the cash registers. The suspect then exited the store, got into a brown minivan of unknown make or model and fled the scene.

Anyone with information in this case or on the identities of the wanted suspect or the person of interest are urged to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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