Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Violent Purse Snatcher Wanted in Parking Lot Robbery

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for a robbery with bodily injury (purse snatching).

On Saturday, May 16, 2020 at 6:25 pm, the complainant was in a parking lot at 10181 Almeda Genoa, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that as she was placing her groceries into her vehicle, an unknown male approached her from behind. The complainant stated that when she turned around, the male punched her in the face with a closed fist and then forcibly grabbed her purse. The suspect then ran to a gray or green older model sedan with messed up paint and fled the scene. Houston PD #649583-20

Suspect description: Black male, 5’9, medium to heavy build, bald, medium skin tone and wore white shirt.
Suspect vehicle: gray or green older model sedan with messed up paint

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org