Harris county deputies seeking carjacker who uses a cane

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Suspected car jackerHarris County Sheriff's Office photo

HARRIS COUNTY, TX (Covering Katy) - Harris County Sheriff's Office investigators are asking for the public’s help identifying a robbery suspect who car jacked a man in north Harris County.

On February 16, 2022, deputies responded to a business in the 13400 block of Veterans Memorial Drive where an Asian male approached a man demanding money. The suspect placed his hand inside his hoodie as if he had a gun.

"The victim said the man grabbed his car keys and ran towards his 2020 Toyota Camry. The suspect drove out of the parking lot and fled east on Bammel North Houston," according to a statement from the Harris County Sheriff's Office.

The suspect is an Asian male 40-50 years old, five-foot-seven and was wearing a green hoodie with yellow and black lines and gray sweatpants.

Surveillance photos show the suspect using a cane to help him walk.

Anyone with information on the identity of this suspect are urged to call the Violent Crime Unit at 713-274-9100

CrimeGrade.org gives Harris County a grade of D.

“Harris County is in the 22nd percentile for safety, meaning 78 percent of counties are safer and 22% of counties are more dangerous,” the site says. The rate of crime in Harris County is 48.87 per 1,000 residents during a standard year.

The area of the carjacking is one of the most unsafe according to CrimeGrade.org.

“Your chance of being a victim of crime in Harris County may be as high as 1 in 7 in the north neighborhoods, or as low as 1 in 42 in the northeast part of the county.”

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