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08/30/2021

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division needs the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an aggravated robbery (elderly).

On Thursday, July 29, 2021 at around 4:00 pm, the complainant had just returned home to his apartment complex at the 3200 block of Tidwell, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that he was approached from behind by an unknown male, who began reaching into his pocket. The complainant then turned around and attempted to push the suspect back, but fell when he let go of his walker since he is unable to stand on his own. When the complainant fell to the ground, the suspect then went through his pockets attempting to find his money. The suspect then went through the complainant’s property in his walker and located cash in an envelope. The suspect then threw the walker at a witness, who attempted to stop the suspect. The suspect then fled the scene in a black SUV, possibly an older model Chevrolet Tahoe. Houston PD #1021184-21

Note: Before the incident, the complainant had cashed a check at a bank located at the East Freeway (I10) and Federal Road. The complainant stated that he believes that he was followed by the suspect(s) back to his residence since the suspect was looking for the envelope that contained his cash.

Suspect description: Black male, 25 to 30 years, 5’10 to 5’11, 190 pounds, dark complexion, yellow vest.

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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

08/30/2021

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division needs the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for a robbery with bodily injury.

On Monday, August 16, 2021 at around 10:30 pm, the complainant was leaving a convenience store, located at the 9400 block of Mesa, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that as he was backing up, he accidently backed his vehicle into a gray Dodge Charger, causing minor damage. The male in the Dodge Charger immediately approached the complainant while he was in the driver’s seat and demanded money for the damage to his vehicle. The complainant stated that he did not want to give the male any money until the vehicle could be taken to a body shop, at which time the male punched the complainant multiple times in the face. The suspect then reached into the complainant’s pocket, took his wallet and money, and then fled the scene in his gray Dodge Charger. Houston PD #1107559-21

Suspect description: Black male, 30 to 40 years old, 6’3, around 300 pounds and wore a black shirt and black shorts.

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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

08/27/2021

Updated video of previously release case:

The FBI Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help identifying and locating a suspect dubbed the “Backpack Bandit” who hit two west Houston banks in two days. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the robber. He used a military green or khaki backpack during both robberies.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on August 25, 2021, a man entered Regions Bank located at 1502 Eldridge Pkwy. He walked behind the teller counter, pulled out a gun, and ordered the employees to give him cash. The suspect placed the undisclosed amount of money in a military green or khaki backpack, left the bank and was seen walking south through the parking lot. Houston PD #1148137-21

The same man is believed to have robbed another bank at approximately 11:24 a.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at the Member’s Choice Credit Union located at 1657 S. Fry Rd. in Katy, TX. He entered the bank, immediately pulled out a gun, corralled all employees behind the teller counter, and demanded cash. The suspect went behind the teller counter and placed an undisclosed amount of money into the same military backpack he had used the day before. After leaving the bank, he was seen running around the shopping center to the back of the bank. HCSO #2108-10270

Witnesses described the “Backpack Bandit” as a black male in his late 20s or early 30s, approximately 5’11” tall, with a thin build. On Wednesday he wore a white long-sleeved shirt, black Adidas track pants, and black sneakers. On Thursday he was dressed in a brown hoodie with a stripe down the sleeves that read “Los Angeles,” blue jeans, and orange or red sneakers. During both robberies, the man wore white-framed sunglasses, a black Adidas baseball cap, a black COVID mask, and black gloves.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.

The FBI Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help identifying and locating a suspect dubbed the “Backpack Bandit”...
08/27/2021

The FBI Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help identifying and locating a suspect dubbed the “Backpack Bandit” who hit two west Houston banks in two days. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the robber. He used a military green or khaki backpack during both robberies.

At approximately 1:30 p.m. on August 25, 2021, a man entered Regions Bank located at 1502 Eldridge Pkwy. He walked behind the teller counter, pulled out a gun, and ordered the employees to give him cash. The suspect placed the undisclosed amount of money in a military green or khaki backpack, left the bank and was seen walking south through the parking lot. Houston PD #1148137-21

The same man is believed to have robbed another bank at approximately 11:24 a.m. on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at the Member’s Choice Credit Union located at 1657 S. Fry Rd. in Katy, TX. He entered the bank, immediately pulled out a gun, corralled all employees behind the teller counter, and demanded cash. The suspect went behind the teller counter and placed an undisclosed amount of money into the same military backpack he had used the day before. After leaving the bank, he was seen running around the shopping center to the back of the bank. HCSO #2108-10270

Witnesses described the “Backpack Bandit” as a black male in his late 20s or early 30s, approximately 5’11” tall, with a thin build. On Wednesday he wore a white long-sleeved shirt, black Adidas track pants, and black sneakers. On Thursday he was dressed in a brown hoodie with a stripe down the sleeves that read “Los Angeles,” blue jeans, and orange or red sneakers. During both robberies, the man wore white-framed sunglasses, a black Adidas baseball cap, a black COVID mask, and black gloves.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.

08/26/2021

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for an aggravated robbery.

On Thursday, May 27, 2021 at around 8:30 am, the complainant was at an ATM at the 6900 block of Hillcroft, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that after he withdrew his money, he began to walk back to his vehicle and was approached by two males. One of the males was armed with a handgun while the second male had a large kitchen knife. The suspects demanded the complainant’s money and then went through his pockets, removing his wallet. Once the suspects had the complainant’s money, they fled in an orange Chevy Sonic hatchback or a Honda Fit. Houston PD #706342-21

Suspect description: Hispanic male, 5’4 to 5’6, 130 pounds and black hair.
Suspect #2: Hispanic male, 5’8 to 5’10, 130 to 150 pounds, black hair

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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

08/24/2021

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an aggravated robbery.

On Saturday, July 31, 2021, the complainant was selling his shoes on an online app and was contacted by a potential buyer, who stated that he wanted to purchase the shoes. The complainant agreed to meet with the potential buyer at the 14700 block of Memorial, in Houston, Texas.

The complainant stated that the potential buyer showed up and walked to his vehicle in order to complete the sale. The male then pulled out a handgun and demanded the complainant’s vehicle and the new shoes. The suspect then fled the location in the complainant’s vehicle, which was located unoccupied at the 10900 block of Briar Forest. Houston PD #1032014-21

The account used on the potential buyers page does not provide accurate information that would lead to his identity.

Suspect is described as a black male, 17 to 18 years old, white/red hoodie 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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

08/24/2021

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an aggravated robbery.

On Friday, August 13, 2021 at around 6:00 pm, the complainant pulled into her apartment complex-parking garage at the 2300 block of Bagby, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that she exited her vehicle and noticed two males walking around suspiciously in the parking garage. The complainant stated that she then walked to her apartment and as she was opening her door, the males walked up behind her. One of the males then pulled out a handgun and demanded her car keys and cell phone. The suspects then ran to the complainant’s vehicle and fled the scene. Houston PD #1092771-21

Sherriff’s Deputy’s with Rusk County (Texas) located the complainant’s vehicle the next day committing a traffic violation. Deputy’s attempted to stop the vehicle, at which time, the suspect led officers on a high speed chase. The suspect then wrecked the complainant’s vehicle and a fifteen-year-old juvenile male (the shirtless male in the video) was taken into custody.

Detectives with the Houston Police Robbery Division are currently seeking the identity of the male wearing the white shirt with red 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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an...
08/23/2021

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an aggravated robbery.

On Saturday, August 7, 2021 at around 12:20 pm, the complainant was standing next to his vehicle at his apartment complex parking lot, located at the 4500 block of Cook Road, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that a male approached him, pointed a handgun at his face and demanded his money. As the suspect was taking the complainants money, his wife saw what was happening from her balcony and took a picture of the suspect with her cell phone. The suspect then ran away from the location. Houston PD #1063418-21

While officers were at the scene, they were approached by another victim, who stated that he had also been robbed in the parking lot and provided the same description of the suspect. Houston PD #1063800-21

Suspect description: Black male, 17 to 20 years old, slim build, black shirt and black shorts.

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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspect responsible for an aggravated robbery.

On Saturday, August 7, 2021 at around 12:20 pm, the complainant was standing next to his vehicle at his apartment complex parking lot, located at the 4500 block of Cook Road, in Houston, Texas. The complainant stated that a male approached him, pointed a handgun at his face and demanded his money. As the suspect was taking the complainants money, his wife saw what was happening from her balcony and took a picture of the suspect with her cell phone. The suspect then ran away from the location. Houston PD #1063418-21

While officers were at the scene, they were approached by another victim, who stated that he had also been robbed in the parking lot and provided the same description of the suspect. Houston PD #1063800-21

Suspect description: Black male, 17 to 20 years old, slim build, black shirt and black shorts.

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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

08/23/2021

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.

On Wednesday, August 18, 2021 at 3:04 pm, three unknown males entered a cell phone store, located at the 1000 block of Federal, in Houston, Texas. The males first acted like customers and inquired about phones. One of the suspect then pulled out a handgun, pointed it at the employee’s, and demanded cash and cell phones from within the store. Once the suspects had the money and cell phones, they fled in an unknown direction. Houston PD #1115279-21

Suspect descriptions: 1. Black male / dark skinned / medium height and build / white and black Nickelodeon jacket with cartoon characters on the back / black and gold printed pants / white and black Adidas shoes / black gun

2. Black male / dark skinned / slim build / tall / all black clothing / red slides

3. Black male / dark skinned / slim build / short / maroon hoodie with a panda on the front / black pants and black shoes

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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

08/20/2021

The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for aggravated robbery with a deadly weapon.

On Sunday, July 11, 2021 at around 6:50 am, two unknown males entered a convenience store, located at the 6100 block of Long Drive, in Houston, Texas. One of the males walked up to the employee while pointing a handgun at him while the second suspect remained at the door as a lookout. The suspect demanded the money from the cash registers and forced the employee to open the cash drawer. The employee removed the money from a register and handed it to the suspect. Both suspects then ran out of the business fled the scene in an unknown direction. Houston PD #932887-21

Suspect #1: Black male, 15 to 20 years old, black hoodie with red writing on front, black pants and red shoes.
Suspect #2: Black male, 15 to 20 years old, black hoodie and wore blue jeans.

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 www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

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