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Reward offered for suspect wanted in Katy Freeway store robbery

Reward offered for suspect wanted in Katy Freeway store robbery

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 13, 2014 at 4:16 PM

HARRIS COUNTY, TX - Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office are searching for the suspect responsible for a January robbery at an area retailer.

Deputies with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call at a store located in the 19900 block of the Katy Freeway on January 24. The male victim advised deputies that at 8:30 p.m., an unidentified suspect approached the service counter, wielding a handgun, and demanding cash from the register. The victim complied and the suspect fled the scene.

Surveillance cameras captured images of the suspect inside the store.

The suspect is described as between 25 and 30 years of age, about 5 feet 9 to 5 feet 11 inches tall and weighing approximately 155 to 170 lbs. At the time of the offense, the suspect was wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and dark pants.

Anyone with information about the identity of the suspect is asked to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect in this case. Download Houston Crime Stoppers in the Apple App Store, the Google Play Store and the Blackberry App World. Call 713-222-TIPS (8477). Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). Tips can also be made online.

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