Man sitting inside car at gas station gets robbed by armed suspect in southeast Houston, HPD says

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Friday, September 30, 2022
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The victim told police that the suspect opened his car door, pointed a handgun at him, and stole his wallet and necklace.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- The Houston Police Department needs the public's help identifying a suspect accused of robbing a man while he sat at a southeast Houston gas station.

At around 2:10 a.m., on Saturday, police said the man was in his car at the gas pumps at a convenience store in the 8900 block of Winkler Drive.

The victims told police that while sitting in the driver's seat, an unknown man abruptly opened his door, pointed a handgun, and demanded his things.

The suspect then allegedly grabbed a bag inside the car, along with the man's wallet, and a necklace, police said.

Officials said the suspect got into a gray Nissan Altima and fled the scene.

The suspect is described as a Black man, wearing a black hat, white shirt, and black pants.

Anyone with any information regarding the robbery is urged to contact Crime Stoppers directly at 713-222-TIPS (8477). Information leading to the arrest and/or charging of the suspect may result in a cash payment of up to $5,000.