Harris County robbery: Suspect arrested at hospital after being hit in the face with weed eater

On Friday, March 30, deputies with Constable Mark Herman's Office responded to the 8200 block of Renmark Lane about an aggravated robbery. 

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After arriving at the scene, a preliminary investigation revealed a group of black male suspects arrived at the location in two separate vehicles and stole multiple pieces of lawn equipment from a man's vehicle. 

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During the incident, the man attempted to intervene, but the suspects attempted to hit him with a vehicle and pulled out a gun.

The man was able to fight back and hit one of the suspects with a weed eater, who fell from the vehicle and then fled the scene. 

The suspect, who was identified as Jerell Alexander, received minor injuries from being struck and was located at a local hospital.


After his release, Alexander was arrested and booked into Harris County Jail.