Harris County Sheriff's investigators are seeking a man in a bow tie and a man dressed as a woman in connection with two robberies Tuesday.
Investigators are asking the public's help in identifying the duo, who allegedly robbed an Advanced Auto Store in northwest Harris County around 10:30 Tuesday morning, and then hit a Lone Star Title store on FM 1960 and Perry Road 20 minutes later.
The pair fled in a "black late model Mercedes Benz C-class sedan," according to a Sheriff's Office press release.
"The first male subject is described as a [medium] build black male 6’0 in height and weighing 220 to 240 [pounds]. He was wearing a brown colored sports coat and dark shirt, bow tie and dark colored slacks.
The second male was wearing a long straight black colored wig, and is 5’6 to 5’7 in height and weighing 150 [pounds]. He was wearing women’s dress pants with a red colored jacket and black colored high heeled shoes."
According to the press release, the man in the bow tie distracted employees in both businesses by asking about a loan, when the second man came in and "demanded employees hand over the currency in the cash drawers."
Anyone with information is urged to contact the Harris County Sheriff's Office Robbery Division at 713-274-9210. Crime Stoppers is also offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspects in this case. Tipsters, who can remain anonymous, can call 713-222-TIPS (8477) or go to crime-stoppers.org. They can also text tips to CRIMES (274637) — make sure to include the code "TIP610."
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