Robbery suspect pulls rings from fingers of Galleria jewelry store employee, HPD says

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — Houston police need your help in identifying a man wanted in connection with the robbery of a jewelry store in the Galleria last month.

HPD’s Robbery Division released surveillance video of the man running out of the store on August 3.

You can watch the surveillance footage in the video player above.

According to police, a man walked into the store and asked to see some rings in a window. When an employee showed them to the man, he forcibly grabbed them from the employee’s fingers and ran out of the store and into a parking lot, police said.

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In total, the rings were valued at $3,600.

Police describe the suspect as a lean black man in his early 30s, weighing 170 to 180 pounds and standing 6ft 1in to 6ft 3in tall. He wore a green shirt and black pants.

Please contact Crime Stoppers of Houston directly if you have any information related to this investigation. Information leading to the indictment and/or arrest of any crime suspect may result in a cash payout of up to $5,000. Tipsters should contact Crime Stoppers directly to remain anonymous and be considered for cash payment by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.

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