Surveillance Photos of Suspect Wanted for Multiple Robberies
July 17, 2015 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in at least 15 robberies in southeast and southwest Houston since April, 2015.
The suspect is described only as a Hispanic male, 25 to 30 years old, approximately 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing about 185 pounds. He is always seen wearing a long-sleeve shirt and a baseball cap. He has a mustache or goatee and has dyed his hair red or blonde. The suspect has worn shorts and brown work boots and is also believed to have a tattoo of a blue flame on his right calf. The suspect seems to target women and places a shirt or bandana over his face as he threatens the victim with a pistol or shotgun.
Surveillance photos of the suspect are attached to this news release.
It is believed a second Hispanic male may be involved as a driver in a black 4-door Chevrolet Malibu with a partial license plate #FYW.
The suspect is believed responsible for at least three robberies this week, and is showing increased violence with each encounter. He is believed to have robbed the following locations:
Sally's Beauty Supply at 10013 Almeda Genoa on Thursday (July 16) at 3:15 p.m.
Pizza Patron at 11400 Gulf Freeway on Wednesday (July 15) at 12:30 p.m.
Sonic at 13908 Galveston Road on Monday (July 13) at 6:10 p.m.
Anyone with information on the identity of the wanted suspect 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.