HOUSTON - Deputies are searching for a man accused of stealing thousands of dollars worth of metal.
Around 10:30 p.m. on June 17, Harris County sheriff's deputies said a man driving a pickup truck backed up into the parking area of a business park in the 5000 block of F.M. 2920.
Investigators said surveillance cameras were rolling when the man got out of the maroon-colored Ford and casually walked to the back where he entered a covered storage area.
The video shows the thief filling the bed of the truck with a variety of steel materials, officials said. Investigators said in all the crook got away with over $20,000 worth of metal goods.
The suspect is described as a heavy-set white man with short, brown hair.
Anyone with information about the case is asked to give Crime Stoppers a call at 713-222-TIPS (8477). All tipsters will remain anonymous.15508092
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