Surveillance Video, Photos of Suspect Wanted in Robbery at 4900 Westheimer
April 6, 2016 - Houston police have released surveillance video of a suspect wanted in a robbery at 4900 Westheimer about 2:30 p.m. on January 30.
The suspect is described only as a black male in his mid 20s to mid 30s. He was driving a white Ford Ranger, with an extended cab and black rims/wheels. Surveillance video of the suspect can be viewed on the HPD YouTube channel at https://youtu.be/182CGRtMuCc Surveillance photos of the suspect and his vehicle are attached to this news release.
The female victim, 75, was exiting a department store in the Galleria area and was walking to her vehicle when the suspect drove up to her in his vehicle. The suspect then grabbed the victim's purse, causing her to fall and be dragged by the suspect's vehicle. She suffered minor injuries.
Shortly after the robbery, the suspect used the victim's credit card to make a purchase at a gas station in the city of Bellaire, close to the scene of the robbery.
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.