Photos released of suspect in Heights-area drug store robbery


It happened at a pharmacy in the 900 block of Studemont at around 1am. Investigators say a man posing as a customer entered the store. The suspect went to the counter with a pack of gum and when the clerk opened the register, the suspect grabbed what was inside and fled.

The suspect took off in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a black male between the ages of 35 and 40, standing 5 feet, 6 inches tall and weighing approximately 160 pounds.

Anyone with information about his identity 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 that leads to the filing of felony charges 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.

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