Suspect arrested in sex assault of 80-year-old woman

Henry Price Jr., 47, is charged with aggravated sexual assault and aggravated robbery

January 27, 2010 1:27:19 PM PST
Police say they've arrested a man in the case of the sexual assault and robbery of an 80-year-old woman. Henry Price Jr., 47, is charged with aggravated sexual assault and aggravated robbery. According to police, on November 23, the woman went out to her garage in the 7200 block of Tanager and was confronted by Price, who then forced her back inside the residence. Price allegedly bound, gagged and sexually assaulted the victim and then stole some of her personal items before fleeing the scene in the victim's vehicle.

Police recovered DNA evidence that was entered into the Combined DNA Index System. On January 14, a match was found that identified Price as the suspect in this case. Price was arrested on January 20 near State Highway 288 and Reed Road without incident.

The investigation is continuing. Price remains in custody in the Harris County Jail.


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