Robber pepper-sprays customers inside Tiffany store near The Woodlands Mall

This image is from surviellance video of the man police say robbed a jewelry store in the Woodlands on Wednesday.

October 11, 2012 2:43:01 PM PDT
Authorities in The Woodlands need your help identifying a man who pepper-sprayed victims during a jewelry store heist yesterday.

Surveillance video shows a man at a Tiffany & Company store on Market Street. Investigators say he was looking at jewelry when he pulled out an assault rifle, grabbed some merchandise and sprayed employees with pepper spray.

Police describe the suspect as a dark skinned African-American male, standing between 6-feet and 6-foot-2, weighing between 175 and 180 pounds. He has long wavy hair and was wearing dark jeans, light purple t-shirt and a baseball cap. He was wearing a sweater or sweat shirt tied around his waist. Investigators say he has effeminate mannerisms.

He's still out there. If you know the man in the above photo, call Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-392-STOP.