Elderly couple targets of aggravated robbery, police asking for help identifying suspect

Security footage of the robbery
Security footage of the robbery(Houston Police Department)
Published: May. 3, 2022 at 2:56 PM CDT
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HOUSTON, Texas (KWTX) - The Houston Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a suspect in connection to the aggravated robbery of an elderly couple.

When walking into a restaurant in the 7800 block of West Tidwell at around 11 a.m. on April 22, a woman, 90, and a man, 87, were approaching the door when an unknown man opened the door to let them in.

The man proceeded to reach over to the woman to grab her purse and ran to a black four-sedan to flee the scene.

Prior to the incident, the couple went to a bank and withdrew money. Police believe they were followed to the restaurants by the suspects.

Suspect of the aggravated robbery of an elderly couple
Suspect of the aggravated robbery of an elderly couple(Houston Police Department)

The suspect is described as a Black man that is to be around 20 to 21 years old, 5′7″ to 5′8″, 145 to 150 lbs. and wearing dark clothing.

Anyone with information is to contact Crime Stoppers of Houston at 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

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