Wednesday 22 October 2014

New Territory Residents Tied Up At Gunpoint, Victim Frees Himself, Shoots At Suspects

Two New Territory residents were tied up at gunpoint yesterday, with one victim freeing himself, retrieving a firearm and shooting at the three suspects, injuring none before the suspects fled.

Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies are looking for this man, Rafael Juarez-Rosas. Rosas has a warrant out for an aggravated robbery that occurred yesterday in the New Territory subdivision. Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office at 281-341-4665 or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at 281-342-TIPS (8477).

One of the three suspects has been identified as 25-year-old Rafael Juarez-Rosas. A warrant has been issued for his arrest on charges of aggravated robbery.

According to the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called around 11:58 a.m. to a home on Rivercoach Lane, where three armed men forced their way into a residence.

The suspects tied up two adult residents, a man and a woman, and ransacked the home, taking firearms and electronics. The male victim freed himself, retrieved a gun and shot at the suspects None of the suspects were injured, and they fled the residence.

The first suspect is described as a Hispanic man, medium build, clean shaven, 5’08”and between the ages of 30 – 40 years old.  He was armed with an unknown type silver handgun and wearing a grey plaid shirt with red stripes.

The second suspect is described as a Hispanic man with long black hair and beard stubbles, 5’09” – 6’00” tall, 170 – 180 pounds, armed with a small unknown type silver revolver.  He was wearing a light grayish blue shirt and two of his right fingers had tape on them, possibly from a injury or cut.  

The third suspect is described as a Hispanic man, 5’04” – 5’06” tall, medium length black hair, weighing 200 pounds, and between the ages of 30 – 40 years old.  He was wearing a short-sleeved orange shirt.

This incident remains under investigation and anyone with information concerning this Home Invasion or the whereabouts of Rafael Juarez-Rosas is asked to contact the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office at 281-341-4665 or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers at 281-342-TIPS (8477).

Ft. Bend County Crime Stoppers has posted a reward of up to $5,000 for any information leading to the arrest and filing of charges on the suspects responsible for this crime.