HOUSTON – Crime Stoppers Houston has increased its reward to $10,000 for information on protesters who used construction debris to assault a Houston police officer during the George Floyd demonstrations.
Anyone with information leading to the identification, charging and/or arrest of the suspects in this assault case is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.
Houston police are searching for several suspects who were seen in police body camera footage using construction debris to assault an officer on May 29 during protests against police brutality.
The footage shows that around 9:54 p.m., the suspects assaulted a police officer near the 1400 block of Congress Street, officials said.
The suspects were seen throwing rocks, concrete and wood at the police officers, leaving one officer seriously injured and hurting nearby bystanders as well.
The suspects involved will face aggravated assault with a deadly weapon against a peace officer charges.
REWARD INCREASED UP TO $10,000 for information on protesters who used construction debris to assault officer. If you know anything about this attack, call (713) 222-TIPS (8477) - HPD # 717217-20 - 1400 blk. Congress St. - @houstonpolice #hounews https://t.co/SwaqsREbbx pic.twitter.com/hPVSCLXwj0— Crime Stoppers HOU (@CrimeStopHOU) August 7, 2020