Neighbor snaps pictures of wanted home burglar

(Crime Stoppers of Houston)

HOUSTON – Authorities have released pictures of a man wanted in connection with a burglary last month at a northwest Houston home.

The break-in was reported about 2:45 p.m. Oct. 17 at a house in the 6100 block of Nine Lee Lane.

A neighbor caught the thief in the act and took pictures of the man outside the home.

According to police, the man stole a small safe that contained a handgun.

The suspect was last seen driving a silver Ford Taurus with temporary tags.

Anyone with information about the crime should call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.