HOUSTON — Police need help to identify the person who attacked a woman for her purse in a west Houston apartment complex parking lot.
The attempted robbery happened at the 7979 Westheimer Apartments on Oct. 28 around 2:30 p.m.
According to police, the woman was standing between a couple of vehicles in the parking lot when she was approached by a woman who started grabbing at her purse.
The woman held on to her purse as she screamed for help. Video shows bystanders running after the other woman as she got into the passenger seat of a Ford F-150 that drove away. Police believe she was targeted after the woman said she was followed from a nearby bank.
Police ask that you contact Crime Stoppers of Houston with any information related to the incident. Tips that led to charges or an arrest can result in a cash payment of up to $5,000. You can submit a tip online, through the Crime Stoppers app, or by calling 713-222-TIPS.