WATCH: Woman jumped and robbed in West Houston parking lot, police looking for suspect

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(Photos from KIAH,; Courtesy: Houston Police Dept.)

HOUSTON (KIAH) — The Houston Police Department Robbery Division is warning the public and asking residents to be on the lookout for some violent purse snatchers.

On Friday, March 19, 2021 at 6:30 pm, investigators say the victim was at a shopping center parking lot located at the 11000 block of Bellaire. The victim stated that she was approached from behind by an unknown male, who forcibly grabbed her purse, causing her to fall to the ground. Once the suspect had the complainant purse, he got into a black four-door Cadillac and sped off from the scene.

Suspect description: Black male, 18 to 22 years old, 5’10 to 6’1, 140 to 150 pounds, dark complexion and dark clothing. 

Vehicle description: Black Cadillac four-door sedan 

Tipsters MUST contact Crime Stoppers DIRECTLY to remain anonymous and to be considered for a cash payment by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

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