Friday, May 1, 2020

Would-be thieves damage building in failed attempt at burglary

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department's Burglary and Theft Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for a Felony Criminal Mischief. 
On Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at approximately 3:00 a.m., three white or Hispanic male suspects attempted to burglarize a business located in the 2300 block of South Kirkwood Road in Houston, Texas. During the incident, the suspects approached the back of the business and attempted to cut and force their way through the back door. The suspects were unsuccessful in entering the business, but caused approximately $4,500 in damage to the building. Video surveillance captured the suspects using a blowtorch and pry bars in an attempt to gain access to the building. The suspects damaged the back door, alarm system, and the video surveillance camera system during the incident. The suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction of travel.  
Suspect’s Description:
Suspect #1: White male, 20 to 35 years old, wearing a hooded sweatshirt and a white t-shirt.  
Suspect #2: Hispanic male, 20 to 35 years old, wearing a facemask and a dark colored hooded sweatshirt.
Suspect #3: Hispanic or white male, 20 to 35 years old, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, pants, with black and white tennis shoes.  
Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, charging and/or arrest of the suspects in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.