January 28, 2015 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in the robbery of a jewelry store at 5757 Westheimer about 11 a.m. on January 7.
The suspect is described only as a black male in his mid 20s to early 30s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, with a slim build. He wore a blue hoodie, black jeans and was armed with a pistol. A composite sketch and surveillance photos of the suspect are attached to this news release.
Surveillance video of the suspect can be viewed on the HPD YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/uCL1pWMEgP0
The suspect entered the Exotic Diamond jewelry store at the above address and, at gunpoint, managed to disarm an off-duty HPD officer working an approved extra job at the location. The suspect then stole an undetermined amount of high-end jewelry from the store and immediately fled the scene.
Anyone with information on the suspect in this case is urged to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
For additional information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at 713-308-3200.