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Man holds woman at gunpoint, steals purse


HOUSTON – Police are hoping surveillance photos will help lead them to the man responsible for robbing a woman at gunpoint on Feb. 21.

The woman was walking in a parking lot in the 6100 block of Corporate Drive around 8:20 a.m., according to police.

The woman said she was approached from behind and attacked by a man who pointed a handgun at her and forcibly took her purse.

The man casually walked away after the robbery, police said.

The man is described as black, about 20 years old, about 5 feet 5 inches tall and about 130-150 pounds, with black hair, black eyes and a medium complexion. He used a silver handgun during the robbery.