Serial aggravated robber wanted by authorities

Authorities are seeking the public's assistance in identifying this man who police say is a serial aggravated robber.

March 22, 2011 2:38:00 PM PDT
Authorities are seeking the public's assistance in identifying a serial aggravated robber.

Police say a black male suspect entered a money loan store located in the 9400 block of Mesa Rd. on October 11, 2010, at approximately 5:45pm and inquired about a loan. The suspect then pulled out a gun and forced the victim to lock the front door. The suspect then forced the victim to the back of the store. The suspect took the money from the cash register.

Police say witness from a nearby business knocked on the front door of the business. The suspect saw the witness and ran from the location. The witness chased the suspect, but was unable to catch him.

Surveillance cameras captured images of the armed robber. The suspect is described as a black male with brown eyes, black hair, between 25-35 years of age, 5 foot 8 to 5 foot 10, and weighing 180 to 190 pounds.

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, 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.