Store clerk fights off karate-kicking suspect in NE Houston

Investigators need the public's assistance identifying the suspects responsible for a robbery by force.

On Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 8:30 pm, two men entered the Big Food Mart, located at 11330 Homestead, in Northeast Houston. An employee caught one of the men taking two bottles of wine and then attempted to leave the store without making any attempts to pay for them. The employee then confronted the suspects, and the suspects began to fight back. One of the suspects slapped the employee’s hands and then ran towards him and kicked him, causing pain. The employee fell to the ground and was assaulted by the suspect. Both suspects then left the location.

Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at