Robbery suspect pulls rings from Galleria jewelry store employee's fingers, HPD says

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Thursday, September 2, 2021
Galleria jewelry store robbery suspect on the run
The man grabbed multiple rings from a worker's fingers and ran out of the store. Cameras were recording as he ran through the mall.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police need your help identifying a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a jewelry store in the Galleria last month.

HPD's Robbery Division released surveillance video of the man running out of the store on Aug. 3.

You can watch the surveillance video footage in the video player above.

Police say a man walked into the store and asked to see a couple of rings in a display case. When an employee showed them to the man, he forcibly grabbed them from the employee's fingers and ran out of the store and into a parking garage, police said.

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All together, the rings were valued at $3,600.

Police describe the suspect as a Black male in his early 30s, skinny build, weighing 170 to 180 pounds, and is 6 feet 1 inch to 6 feet 3 inches tall. He was wearing a green shirt and black pants.

Please contact Crime Stoppers of Houston directly if you have any information related to this investigation. Information leading to the charging and/or arrest of any felony suspects may result in a cash payment up to $5,000. Tipsters must contact Crime Stoppers directly to remain anonymous and to be considered for a cash payment by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.