Video: Suspect opens door for elderly couple, then snatches purse with cash in it

Police say they suppose the suspect following the couple after that they had withdrawn money at a financial institution close by.

HOUSTON — A suspect was caught on video opening a door for an elderly couple and then snatching their purse filled with cash earlier than working off.

This occurred at about 11 a.m. on April 21 simply outdoors of a restaurant in the 7800 block of Tidwell.

Houston police stated a 90-year-old girl and an 87-year-old man had been strolling into the restaurant after they had been approached by an unknown man who opened the door for them.

Then the suspect reached over the girl and grabbed her purse, surveillance video reveals. Police stated he then ran and jumped into the passenger seat of a black four-door sedan, which sped off.

Police stated previous to the theft, the couple had gone to a financial institution in the 2200 block of Gessner and withdrew money. They say it’s attainable the suspects adopted the victims to the restaurant.

The suspect is described as a Black make, 20 to 21 years previous, about 5 ft 7 inches tall, weighing about 145 kilos. He was sporting darkish clothes on the time of the incident.

Please contact Crime Stoppers of Houston when you have any data associated to this investigation.

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