Houston Police Department
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 21, 2013
Surveillance Video, Photo of Wanted Serial Robber
Houston police are asking for the public's help in identifying the person wanted for at least six robberies in and around the northwest and southwest Houston area.
The robber is a white male 45 to 50 years of age. He is about 6 feet 2 inches tall, 160 to 170 pounds, with a thin build. He has a gray goatee and dark hair that is balding on top. He was wearing reading glasses, brown work boots, carrying a side back pack, a black glove on his left hand and is armed with a gun. In several incidents, he was also wearing a camouflage fishing hat or a black baseball cap. In least once incident, he was wearing a black motorcycle glove with the fingertips cut off. He has been seen in a light-colored pickup truck of unknown make or model.
The incidents occurred on the following dates and locations:
August 2 - 1:10 p.m. - The Cash Store 12520 Westheimer
August 2 - 1:55 p.m. - EZ Loan Store 1330 Gessner
August 2 - 2:40 p.m. - Texas Car Title and Payday Loan 9305 Long Point
August 6 - 10:30 a.m. - Kay Jewelers 1000 West Oaks Mall
August 13 - 11:40 a.m. - (shopping center) 7840 Long Point
An additional incident occurred at Zales Outlet store at 23900 Hempstead Road, in Harris County. In each incident, the robber demanded money from the cash registers at gunpoint and then fled the scene. In the jewelry store robberies at West Oaks Mall and Hempstead Road, he stole several gold and diamond rings before fleeing.
In the most recent incident on Aug. 13, a woman was walking from the shopping center to her vehicle. As she got into her vehicle with her children, the man suddenly got into the front passenger seat and demanded money at gunpoint.
Anyone with information on the identity of this person is urged to contact the HPD Robbery Division at 713-308-0700 or Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.