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Houston, TX crime: Robbery of woman caught on Ring video

Ring video captured the scary theft and the gunman bought away with money she wanted for her paralyzed son. “He cried, I imply, actual exhausting.”

HOUSTON — Houston police are hoping somebody will acknowledge a daring robber caught in the act by a Ring camera. 

HPD robbery investigators say the armed suspect ambushed a 53-year-old woman who had simply arrived at her southwest Houston dwelling. 

“And he jumped out the car on me with a gun, and he said b*&% I’ll blow your head off,” Tonya informed us. She requested us to blur her face and use solely her first title as a result of the suspect continues to be on the market and he or she’s terrified. 

Tonya threw her purse and different belongings towards the gunman. He then searched her pockets, scooped up the purse and ran again to the automobile the place his getaway driver was ready.  

‘Momma, I’m sorry I couldn’t assist you to’

Tonya stated she had simply come from the financial institution and had lots of money.

“$3,900 – I had just cashed my income tax check.”

It was money she deliberate to make use of to take care of her son, who’s confined to a wheelchair.

“He cried, I imply actual exhausting. ‘Momma I’m sorry I couldn’t assist you to,'” Tonya’s son informed her after the theft.

Thankfully, she wasn’t damage. And for that, she’s grateful.

“My life is more important because I could be away from my children, my grandchildren and, you know, my loved ones.”

WATCH: Ring video of robbery

Trae the Truth serving to out

She’s additionally very grateful for Trae the Truth, who tracked her down after sharing KHOU 11’s video on Instagram. He stopped by with donations and an uplifting message.

“Let her know she is no longer alone. She has real ones that care,” the Houston rapper informed us.

Here’s what we all know

It occurred on Saturday, March 26, round 7:35 a.m., on Boynton Drive near West Orem Drive in Southwest Houston. The Ring digicam had simply been put in the day earlier than. 

The suspects bought away in a black, four-door sedan, presumably a Hyundai Elantra.

The robber, about 5 toes 8 inches to six toes tall, was sporting a maroon hoodie, blue denims and white footwear.

Please contact Crime Stoppers of Houston immediately when you have any info associated to this investigation. Information resulting in the charging and/or arrest of any felony suspects might end in a money cost as much as $5,000. Tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers immediately to stay nameless and to be thought-about for a money cost by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at www.crime-stoppers.org or by way of the Crime Stoppers cell app.

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