KATY (Covering Katy News) – Harris County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime investigators are releasing surveillance video, and need the public’s help in identifying a black male subject who robbed a cellular phone store at gunpoint on North Fry Road.
On Saturday, August 25, 2108, at 10:15 a.m., HCSO deputies were dispatched to an in progress call for service at a Cricket Cellular Phone store in the 6800 block of N Fry road in west Harris County.
Deputies were told by an employee that the male came into the store and asked questions about cellphones and plans of service. After a few minutes the male left.
The male subject reentered the store and pulled a chrome colored handgun from his waistband and pointed it at the employee.
He demanded the money from the register and cellular phones that were on the counter.
The male then fled from the store and rode off on a bicycle across the parking lot.
He is described as being 20 to 25 years old, 5’6 to 5’9 in height and weighing 150 to 160 Lbs.
The male has a thin build with a short natural afro hair style.
Anyone with information is urged to call the HCSO Violent Crimes unit at 713-274-9210.
Crime Stoppers will 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. Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.