FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas - The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's help in finding a man in a theft and fraud case that began in Fort Bend County and spread to the Greater Houston area.
Deputies were called June 23 to the YMCA at 22807 Westheimer Parkway in the Katy area.
The Sheriff's Office said the victim's engagement ring and wallet were stolen from a locker at the YMCA.
The man used the victim's credit card to complete several transactions throughout the greater Houston area, the Sheriff's Office said. Video surveillance of him was obtained from the Valero gas station at 13155 Katy Freeway.
The Sheriff's Office said that on the same day, the man stole another wallet from a locker at the 24-hour Fitness at 5270 West Grand Parkway South in the Richmond area. The man used the victim's credit card to make purchases at Walmart and Best Buy in the Bella Terra shopping center, which is in the Richmond area.
"We have good video, so we are hoping someone out there recognizes the suspect," Sheriff Troy E. Nehls said. "If you know this guy and want to make some bucks the honest way, call Crime Stoppers."
The suspect is described by the Sheriff's Office as a black man in his early- to mid-30s with a medium build who is bald. He was seen wearing dark sunglasses, a white T-shirt, and gray jeans.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers, Inc. by calling 281-342-TIPS (8477) or submitting a tip online. Information that leads to the apprehension and filing of charges on the suspect involved could earn tipsters a cash reward up to $5,000. All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous.
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