Islamic mosque robbed in Fort Bend County

- Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers will pay a cash reward for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the perpetrators involved in a Burglary case in New Territory.

At about 6 a.m. Tuesday, March 8, 2016, Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office deputies were called to the Maryam Islamic Center, which is located in the 500 block of Sartartia Road in New Territory.

Video camera footage shows two culprits hauling two large flat-screen television sets from the mosque. The incident had to occur between the hours of 10 p.m. Tuesday, March 8 and 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 9.

It was also learned that one of the money donation boxes in the prayer room was damaged.

One of the subjects is described as a male (race undetermined), about 6-feet tall with a thin build. He has a black beard and moustache and was wearing a camouflage shirt and pants and also was wearing what appeared to be a military-style beanie cap. He also was carrying a backpack.

The second subject was shorter, about 5-feet, 8-inches tall, and he had a slender build. He was wearing a hoodie and jeans.

Anyone who has information on this crime is asked to call Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers, Inc., (281) 342-TIPS (8477), Send a Text Message:  Text FBCCS plus your tip to CRIMES (274637).

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