Camera catches robbery suspect at gas station

August 3, 2010 7:42:14 AM PDT
Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Houston Police Department are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man using a stolen credit card. On Thursday, July 8, the victim's car was broken into at a shopping center located in the 12000 block of the Northwest Freeway. Her purse was stolen out of her car.

A short time later one of her credit cards was used at a Valero Gas Station located near the corner of West Road and Ella. According to Crime Stoppers, the suspect went into the gas station and purchased several items using the stolen card. The credit card was also used to purchase a cell phone.

While at the Valero the suspect was captured on a surveillance camera using the stolen credit card. He was seen leaving the store in a silver Chevy extended cab pickup truck.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-8477 (TIPS) hotline or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the identification, charging or arrest of the suspect in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message -- Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.


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