UPDATE: Suspect Arrested, Charged in Robbery at 10300 WilcrestNovember 6, 2015 - Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in a robbery at 10300 Wilcrest about 10:20 p.m. on October 14.
The suspect, Jeffery Johnson (b/m, 28) is charged with aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon in the 228th State District Court. A photo of suspect Johnson is attached to this news release.
HPD Robbery Division Senior Police Officer K. Miller reported:
The male victim, 34, was entering his apartment at 10300 Wilcrest when the suspect suddenly ran up the stairs and pointed a gun at his head. The suspect then forced the victim to the ground and demanded his wallet. The suspect then told the victim to stay down and look away as he fled down the stairs in an unknown direction.
Investigators released surveillance video of the suspect on October 22 at https://youtu.be/KiR_E0bnmZ4.
Acting on a Crime Stoppers tip, investigators obtained information that identified Johnson as the suspect in this case. He was taken into custody on Tuesday (November 3) without incident.
Update: VHS/JFC 11-6-15 VHS/JFC 10-22-15 Inc. #132932115
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