Police Trying to ID Suspects in Houston Smoke Shop Robberies
Three suspects wanted in at least four smoke shop aggravated robberies in North and West Houston.
Houston Police Department Press Release
The Houston Police Department’s Robbery Division needs the public’s assistance in identifying the suspects responsible for series of robberies at smoke shops in the City of Houston and Harris County.
Three suspects are wanted for at least four robberies at smoke shops that all occurred on February 7, 2023, at the following locations:
1. February 7, 2023 at 4:45 am at 1544 Westheimer Road. Houston PD #185220-23
2. February 7, 2023 at 6:23 am at 10255 North Freeway. Harris County SO #230202378
3. February 7, 2023 at 7:02 am at 5069 FM 1960 West. Harris County SO #230202382
4. February 7, 2023 at 4:45 am at 11030 Bissonnet. Houston PD #188288-23
In all four robberies, the suspects entered the business, pulled out handguns, and demanded the money from the registers. The suspects also filled up their backpacks full of merchandise in the smoke shops. In a few of the robberies, the suspects became aggressive and assaulted the employee by striking them with their handguns and closed fists.
Suspect #1: Black male, thin build, black hoodie, black pants, and wore sandals
Suspect #2: Black male, thin build, blue long sleeve shirt, gray pants and wore crocs.
Suspect #3: White or Hispanic male, red hoodie, medium build, blue jeans tennis shoes.
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