morning, Harris County PCT 5 Constable Ted Heap will release disturbing details
that surfaced after a team of PCT 5 investigators thoroughly looked into
similar aggravated robberies and thefts that occurred in Southwest Houston.
Their investigation led them to a group of young juvenile suspects who have
allegedly preyed on numerous residents in the area over the last four months.
Some of the victims are elderly. One of the victims is a 79-year-old man. He
will join Constable Heap at the press conference.While out on his regular
evening walk, the victim was beaten with his own walking stick by four
suspects. They pointed a gun at him and demanded money before running off when
they were spotted by a witness.
The first two juveniles arrested by PCT 5 investigators happened over the
weekend. The suspects are just 11 and 12 years old. Another juvenile was
arrested Monday. Their identities are being withheld because of their juvenile
The investigation is far from over, and PCT 5 investigators say additional
arrests are expected. Constable Heap says PCT 5 is looking at the possibility
that this group could be responsible for 26 criminal casesdating
back to May of 2017.
Every once and a while they pick the wrong victim. Some victims shoot back.