The Humble Police Department and Houston Crime Stoppers are looking for two men who may have targeted a jewelry salesman and made off with nearly $50,000 in merchandise and valuables.
The thieves scored big when they broke into the salesman’s vehicle and stole a bag containing diamonds, police said.
The theft happened Feb. 11 at about 6:25 p.m. at a restaurant in the 20300 block of U.S. Hwy. 59 in Humble.
The jewelry salesman, who was in Houston on business, was having dinner at a restaurant when the incident occurred, KPRC reported.
According to a press release from Crime Stoppers, two men driving a white Toyota 4-Runner pulled into the parking lot and parked next to the victim’s vehicle.
Detectives said one of the men got out of the back seat and shattered the rear passenger window of the victim’s vehicle and stole a black bag filled with valuables worth more than $45,000.
Both suspects fled the scene in an unknown direction of travel. The first suspect is a black male wearing a black shirt and dark-colored pants at the time.
The second suspect, who was driving the 4-Runner, was described as a black male wearing a white T-shirt.
Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest in this case. Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477).
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