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.
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.