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Man stole purse from office while victim was in restroom, police say

Police released these images of a man accused of stealing a woman's purse Dec. 13, 2016, and using her credit cards.
Police released these images of a man accused of stealing a woman's purse Dec. 13, 2016, and using her credit cards. (HPD)

HOUSTON – Police said Monday they are looking for a man who stole a woman’s purse from her office while she was in the restroom.

The theft happened Dec. 13 on the 23rd floor of 3200 Southwest Freeway.

According to the Houston Police Major Offenders Division, video showed the man enter the building and begin looking into several offices. He then stole a purse, ran out of the building and began using the victim’s credit cards.

Anyone with information about the theft was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.


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