Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Suspect Wanted in Series of Robberies in North Houston

Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for series of robberies and theft from person cases. On Saturday, May 30, 2020 at around 1:30 pm, the complainant had agreed to meet with an unknown male after placing his cell phone for sell on an app called OfferUp. The two agreed to meet in a parking lot, located at 5820 Pinemont, in Houston, Texas. Upon arriving at the location, the complainant stated the male was waiting for him. The complainant then exited his vehicle and handed the male his cell phone so he could inspect it. The male then placed his sim card into the phone to see if it worked and then suddenly took off running. Houston PD #720076-20 On Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at around 9:00 am, the complainant had agreed to meet with an unknown male after placing his cell phone for sell on an app called LetGo. The two agreed to meet in a parking lot, located at 5820 Pinemont, in Houston, Texas. Upon arriving at the location, the complainant then exited his vehicle and handed the male his cell phone so he could inspect it. The male then placed his sim card in the complainants phone to make sure that it worked and then suddenly punched the complainant in the face. The complainant then fought with the suspect, was able to get his phone back, and then threw it under his vehicle to keep the suspect from getting it. The suspect then took off running to the apartment complex across the street. Houston PD #736471-20 On Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at around 3:30 pm, the complainant had agreed to meet with an unknown male after placing her purse for sell on Facebook Market. The two agreed to meet in a parking lot, located at 5820 Pinemont, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that she remained in the vehicle as the male asked her if he could see the purse. The complainant then handed the male the purse, at which time the male punched the female in the face and then took off running. (Video of partial incident captured in parking lot). Houston PD #764540-20 On Thursday, June 25, 2020 at around 1:30 pm, the complainant had agreed to meet with an unknown male after placing her purse for sell on Facebook Market. The male wanted to meet in a parking lot, located at 5820 Pinemont, but the complainant insisted on meeting in a more public parking lot at the Food Town, located at 5367 Antoine. Upon arrival, the male met with complainant and asked to see the purse. When the suspect was handed the purse, he quickly took off running. (Before the suspect fled, the driver in the vehicle was able to take a picture of the suspect). Houston PD #836489-20 The video that is being released is two incidents; one captures a seller meeting with the suspect in a parking lot at 5820 Pinemont and the photo of the suspect was captured from the parking lot at the Food Town located at 5367 Antoine. It is possible that the suspect lives in the area. The male creates false profiles to meet up with potential victims.