May 5, 2016

May 05, 2016 

* Offense Type:  Aggravated robbery  

* Issued:  May 06, 2016

* Forwarded To:  All, Public Release

 * Issued By:  Officer Clisham – Public Release Edit – CRO Edwards 

* Offense Date:  May 05, 2015

* Location:  5000 block of Chestnut 

On Wednesday, May 5, 2016, at approximately 0920 hours, a female was walking to her parked vehicle in the 5000 block of Chestnut. The female was approached by a black male with dreadlock style hair. The unknown black male grabbed the female victim by the arm and struck her across the face while he attempted to steal her purse.  When the victim attempted to fight of the suspect, he pulled a black handgun from his waistband and pointed it at her.  The victim then gave the suspect the purse and the suspect got into a black four door sedan and fled the scene.

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    The Bellaire Police Department is asking if anyone observed this robbery, or has surveillance cameras that might have captured the suspect vehicle, to contact the police department at 713.668.0487.