Sketch released of suspect in armored car robbery on UH campus

HOUSTON

It happened on December 6 a little before 8am. One Loomis employee was out of the armored car and one remained inside. That's when an armed suspect approached the person inside and ordered her out.

When she exited the vehicle the suspect drove got in and drove off in it. That vehicle was later found in a parking garage on campus. An undisclosed amount of money was missing.

A red pickup truck believed to have been involved was also recovered a shot distance away. It was later confirmed to have been stolen.

Witnesses worked with investigators to come up with a composite sketch. The suspect is described as a black male, 25 - 35 years old, 5 feet 11 inches to six feet tall, weighing between 180 and 200 pounds with a medium complexion. He was wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt or "hoodie" with white stripes or epaulets. He was armed with a semi-automatic handgun.

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. Anyone with information is asked to please call Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000. Tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers online at www.crime-stoppers.org or sent by text message: text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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