The Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office is seeking information concerning a Felony Theft at the Academy Sports+Outdoors store on 24970 FM 1093, in the Katy area of Fort Bend County.
On Sunday February 23, 2020, around 8 p.m., surveillance footage revealed two suspects stole 15 Yeti brand soft coolers. The merchandise has a total estimated value of $3,500. Detectives believe the suspects are attempting to sell the stolen merchandise on internet-based apps such as Offer Up or Let Go.
The first suspect is described as a black man between 20-30 years old, 5-feet, 9-inches to 6-feet tall with dreadlocks. He was last seen wearing a black shirt with red writing.
The second suspect is described as a black man between 20-30 years old, 5-feet, 9-inches to 6-feet tall with short black hair. He was last seen wearing a black shirt with a gray jacket.
The suspects are believed to be linked to other similar thefts at Academy stores in the Houston area.
"These individuals think they can make a quick buck selling stolen goods and that's something we don't stand for," said Sheriff Troy Nehls. "If you want to make money the right way call your tips to Fort Bend County Crime stoppers and help us catch these suspects."
Anyone who has information on this crime is asked to contact Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers, Inc.
- Call (281) 342-TIPS (8477) All calls to Crime Stoppers are ANONYMOUS
Great post. With the pictures we can be aware if we saw anything. But also when in a store or in public just stay aware of your surroundings. These people sometimes act suspicious. How did they carry out 15 Yeti's? In a backpack? Never confront anyone but bring it to a employee attention.