HOUSTON — Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for two suspects accused of trying to rob a woman with her 2-year-old son in the car at Central Market in Highland Village.
Police said the woman had just loaded groceries and her 2-year-old son into her car at Central Market at 3815 Westheimer around 3:40 p.m. Jan. 25 when she saw a black car pull up in the parking space next to her. Video shows one of the suspect get out of the car and try to open the passenger-side door of the woman’s car while holding a gun.
Police said the woman panicked and hit the accelerator while the car was still in reverse, just missing another shopper with her shopping cart. The car struck a shopping corral that struck another car on the other side.
The suspect, described as a 20 to 25-year-old black male in a black hoodie, left the scene in the black car with the driver. Police did not have a description on the second suspect.
Crime Stoppers is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest of the suspects. Tips can be reported by phone at (713) 222-TIPS (8477) or online.
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