It happened around 8:20am today at the intersection of Marisol Drive and Sierra Grande in the Mission Bend subdivision.
According to investigations, the 11-year-old Hodges Bend Middle School student was waiting at the school bus stop with two other students when the suspect charged at him. The suspect struck by the boy in the chest, knocking him to the ground, and began beating him. The suspect then pulled off the victim's left shoe and ran off.
The suspect was seen getting into a white- or gray-colored mid-size vehicle, which fled north on Marisol. The victim ran back home to tell his mother, who then contacted the sheriff's office. Fort Bend ISD Police officers are helping with the investigation and the department is adding patrols in the area. A letter about the incident is being sent home to parents of Hodges Bend Middle School students.
The suspect is described as possibly a young Hispanic male who is approximately 14 years old. He is about 5-feet, 6-inches tall and has a thin build. The suspect was wearing a black ski mask and black zip-up hoodie. He also had on black pants and white shoes.
Information which leads to the apprehension and filing of charges on the suspects involved could earn a reward of up to $5,000. Call the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office at 281-341-4665, Fort Bend Crime Stoppers, Inc. at 281-342-TIPS (8477) or text plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Tips also can be submitted online at www.fortbend-tx-crimestoppers.org.
All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous.
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