Sketch released of road rage suspect

HOUSTON On Saturday, June 5 at around 6:30pm the victim and his nine-year-old son were driving down West FM 1960 near Aldine Westfield. The victim was stopped at the red light at Treaschwig when his car stalled.

According to Crime Stoppers, the suspect, who was in a truck behind the victim, became angry when the victim did not move quickly enough when the light turned green. Once the victim's car started he drove off and the suspect sped up and cut him off. The victim was concerned about the suspect's actions so he pulled into the Whataburger parking lot in the 2600 block of West FM 1960. The suspect followed him into the parking lot, got out of his car and approached the victim. He pulled out a knife and cut the victim across his right arm and stomach causing severe injuries. The suspect fled the scene and the victim was transported by ambulance to Hermann Hospital.

The suspect is described as a 30 to 40 year old white male with a thin build. He has reddish hair and a goatee. He is around 5'5" tall and was wearing sunglasses, a baseball cap, a white muscle shirt and long baggy shorts. He was driving a black or dark blue colored single cab step side pickup truck, possibly a Dodge, with faded paint. In the truck with him was a white female with short dark hair and a young child.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-8477 (TIPS) hotline or submitted online at that leads to the identification, arrest and/or charging of the any of suspects 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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