Man wanted for robbing east Harris County Kroger at gunpoint

By Cory McCord - Digital News Editor

HARRIS COUNTY, Texas - Harris County authorities are asking for the public's help identifying the man responsible for robbing a Kroger in the eastern part of the county in January.

Authorities said the man entered the Kroger in the 12600 block of Woodforest Boulevard around 1 a.m.

The man approached a store employee with a gun and demanded money, according to authorities.

The same man returned to the store two days later with intentions of robbery, authorities said, but he left the store when he saw the store employee he had robbed.

The man is described as black, about 20 to 30 years old, about 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall and about 240 to 255 pounds. He was armed with a handgun.

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He was wearing a gray sweatshirt with a black beanie the second time he entered the store and on the other occasion, he was wearing a light-blue hoodie, authorities said.

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the man in this case.

Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org.

Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637) or via our mobile app (Crime Stoppers Houston). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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