Man accused of impersonating cop while robbing employee at Harris Co. recycling business
HOUSTON (KTRK) -- There is a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest of and charges against the man who posed as a police officer and held up a recycling business.
Crime Stoppers and investigators with the Harris County Sheriff's Office hope that by releasing surveillance video, you'll be able to help them find the suspect. It happened around 9:30pm on November 8. Deputies were called out to Star Scrap Metal Recycling in the 10300 block of Antoine.
The suspect, who was wearing a badge and a jacket with the word "police" on the back, approached the victim outside the business at gunpoint, demanding cash.
The suspect led the victim back inside where he reportedly took cash and the victim's car keys, taking off in the victim's 2003 Dodge pickup truck.
"A suspect like this that will have the audacity to pose as a police officer poses a greater threat to the public," Ryan Sullivan with Crime Stoppers said.
Watch the video above to get a good look at the man. Investigators say he is likely in his early 30s, about 5 feet 7 inches tall and 180-190 pounds. He had black hair and a black mustache.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect in this case. Call 713-222-TIPS (8477), text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637) or submit via www.crime-stoppers.org.
Take ABC13 with you!
Download our free apps for iPhone, iPad and Android devices
local, kevin quinn
- Do you know this fake cop rapist?
- Texans release TE Owen Daniels 16 min ago
- Where could missing Malaysian jet be?
- Obama's surprise turn on 'Between Two Ferns'
- Live: Watch Eyewitness News live now
- Deputies: Boy tied up, beaten for smearing poop in sink
- Protesters call for HISD to fire superintendent
- Out-of-state visitor wins Texas-sized lottery ticket
- These neighbors are gearing up for a fight
- Neighbor helps nab fence-jumping burglary suspects
- Houston man was supposed to be on missing plane
- Former detention officer charged with official oppresssion
- Video: Winning Mutton Bustin rider shares her secret
- Fast food workers share what they wouldn't eat
- David Tillman's weather forecast
57 min ago