Surveillance video released of pawn shop smash-and-grab theft in SW Houston

March 6, 2012 1:31:07 PM PST
Authorities are searching for the unknown suspects responsible for the smash-and-grab theft last week at a southwest Houston pawn shop.

On March 2 at around 4:20pm, police say a group of unidentified suspects ran into the pawn shop located on the 13800 block of S. Post Oak Blvd. The first suspect held the door as two additional individuals overtook the store. According to police, two suspects wielding hammers broke into the glass display cases, and filled bags with a variety of jewelry. The theft was over in seconds.

Both suspects wore dark colored clothing, hooded sweatshirts and gloves to conceal their identities.

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

An increased reward of up to $10,000 is now being offered for information that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspects in this case.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $10,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at 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.