March 24, 2015 - Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying two suspects wanted for at least two "jugging" robberies at convenience stores in northwest and southeast Houston on March 13.
The suspects are described only as two black males. One suspect is in his mid 20s, about 6 feet tall, and weighs 165 pounds, He was wearing a gray hoodie, sweat pants and was armed with a pistol. The second suspect was driving the get-away vehicle, a black Chrysler 300. The vehicle has been recovered.
Surveillance video of the suspects can be viewed on the HPD YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/qfzrnEjq7pM
Surveillance photos of the suspects are attached to this news release.
The incidents occurred at the following locations:
- Latino Market at 7523 Long Point Drive about 11:30 a.m.
- Supermercado Gigante at 7610 Office City Drive about 3:40 p.m.
In both incidents, the victims were returning to their respective stores after conducting business at banks in the Houston area. The suspects drove into the parking lot and one suspect exited, armed with a pistol. In the robbery on 7523 Long Point, the suspect ran toward the victim and, at gunpoint, demanded money. The victim said he did not have any and the suspect then searched the victim's vehicle and stole his cell phone.
In the robbery on 7610 Office City Drive, two males were returning to the convenience store after conducting business at a bank in the 5900 block of Hillcroft. As one male exited his vehicle, one of the suspects exited the Chrysler and ran toward them, firing his pistol. The male inside the Chrysler was struck. The other male, who was not struck, fell to the ground and dropped his backpack containing cash. The suspect then stole the cash, got back into the Chrysler and fled the scene. The wounded male was treated at the scene.
Anyone with information in these cases or on the identities of the suspects 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.