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Police need help finding man wanted for Galleria-area robbery

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HOUSTON – Houston police are asking for the public's help finding the man responsible for a robbery in the Galleria area.

On Feb. 10, a group of men approached a woman as she tried to enter a store at 5000 Westheimer Road.

The men engaged the woman in a brief conversation, then one of the men forcefully took the woman’s purse which contained cash, credit cards and personal items. The woman was able to take a picture of the man with her cellphone. She reported the incident to law enforcement when she got to work.

The man wanted for questioning is black, between 18-25 years old, about 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighs about 125-145 pounds. He was wearing a black T-shirt and black pants.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging or arrest of a 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) or via Crime Stoppers' mobile app (Crime Stoppers Houston). All tipsters remain anonymous.