Unknown man robs blind woman in southwest Houston parking lot

- Houston police are searching for a man they say robbed a blind woman in southwest Houston after she had withdrawn money from a bank.

Police say the woman, who is mostly blind, was walking across a parking lot in the 10100 block of Beechnut after withdrawing money from a Chase bank when she was approached from behind and attacked. The unknown man reached into her pocket and took an envelope with the cash, police say. Investigators believe he may have been following the woman.

The suspect is described as a black male, 28 to 38 years old, 6'1, 260 lbs, wearing a gray coat, and blue jeans. Witnesses say he got into a cream colored Lincoln Continental.

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