March 9, 2015 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying a suspect wanted in a robbery incident that occurred at at 23696 Eastex Freeway (U. S. Highway 59 North) about 3:15 a.m. on February 19.
The suspect is described as a black male, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, weighing 165 pounds with dark skin. He wore a dark-colored, long-sleeved sweatshirt with what appears to be "Houston" on the front in yellow letters. Surveillance video of the suspect can be viewed on the HPD YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/qBkh7VqMnt0
The armed suspect entered the Chevron gas station at the above address and demanded money from the register. The suspect then demanded additional money and climbed over the counter, causing the employee to give the suspect money from his wallet. The suspect then fled the scene.
Anyone with information in this case or on the identity of the suspect in the surveillance video 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.