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Sheriff’s Office seek help in identifying woman wanted for assault

February 25, 2019

A woman claimed she was blocked from leaving a parking lot and was assaulted, now the Harris County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in identifying the alleged suspect.

Investigators with the Violent Crimes Unit have release a photo from store surveillance in the hopes it leads to identifying the suspect. The suspect is described as a black female, 20 to 25 years old, 5 feet 3 inches to 5 feet 4 inches in height and weighing about 130 to 140 pounds. “She has short dread locked hair. She was wearing a red-colored short-sleeved polo style shirt.”

On Friday, Jan. 25, Harris County Sheriff’s Office District 4 deputies responded to a call for service at the Family Thrift Center in the 6700 block of south Highway 6 in west Harris County.

According to deputies, the “33-year-old female complainant told deputies she was in her vehicle and was attempting to back out of a parking space. A green-colored Toyota four-door sedan with a Texas temporary plate of 25411PA reversed and blocked the females exit.”

The complainant reportedly told the suspect that she was trying to back out “when the female exited the vehicle and began screaming at the victim.”

According to the complainant, the suspect punched the woman several times in the face and spat on her. She then entered the green-colored sedan and drove north on Highway 6.

Anyone with information on the female in the photo is urged to call the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime unit at 713-274-9100.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect 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). All tipsters remain anonymous.

Investigators with the Harris County Sheriff’s Office Violent Crime Division is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in an assault on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at the Family Thrift Center located in the 6700 block of south Highway 6 in west Harris County.

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