Reward offered for arrest in smash-and-grab burglary

- Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department's Burglary and Theft Division need the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for a Burglary of a Building.

On Tuesday, March 1, 2016, at approximately 4:30 a.m., about 10 suspects broke into a gun store located in the 11800 block of South Wilcrest Drive in Houston, TX. The suspects used a chain tied to a pickup truck to pull off the front doors of the business. Upon entering the building, they ransacked the store causing extensive damage to the property. The suspects used a hammer to break the glass cases that stored the handgun and took several rifles off the rack. The suspects left this location with the firearms and exchanged vehicles approximately one block away. The suspect fled the second location in an unknown direction of travel, in a possible late model Chevrolet Traverse SUV.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) 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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