Man sought in dollar store robbery in east Houston

May 20, 2013 10:18:57 AM PDT
Law enforcement officials are searching for an unidentified suspect responsible for a recent robbery at an east Houston dollar store.

On April 21, Harris County Sheriff's Office deputies responded to a reported robbery at a dollar store located in the 500 block of Normandy. Deputies say a female victim advised them that a man, wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, approached the service counter at approximately 12:20pm and produced a plastic bag and ordered the victim to surrender the contents of the register.

After the victim complied, the suspect fled the scene in an unknown direction.

Surveillance cameras captured images of the suspect inside the store. The suspect is described as a black male with a tattoo of a tear drop under his left eye. At the time of the offense, the suspect was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, black pants and gloves.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect(s) 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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