HOUSTON — Houston police have released video of a man accused of a robbery that was caught on video.
The crime happened July 9 at about 12:30 p.m. – in broad daylight.
A woman said she was using a Bank of America ATM at 14255 Northwest Freeway, east of Gessner, when a man pulled up in a car and got out. The man walked up behind her and tried to make “small talk,” but as the victim turned to leave the man grabbed her purse and ran.
The suspect is seen getting into the passenger seat of the vehicle, which then speeds away with a second suspect driving.
The purse snatcher is described as a black male, 23 to 25 years old, about six feet tall, weighing 135 to 140 pounds. He was wearing a red shirt and black pants.
The vehicle used was a black four-door sedan.
The woman did not appear to be hurt.
Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org.