Around 1:45 p.m. on Friday, police say a 38-year-old woman was robbed at gunpoint while returning to work at The Woodlands mall.
Officials with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office issued a statement saying the victim parked on the south side of the mall near Dillard’s and as she got out of her silver Volkswagen Jetta, she was approached by a black male dressed all in black. The man displayed a gun and demanded her keys and cell phone. The victim complied then ran into the mall.
The bandit fled in the victim’s vehicle, with her purse and a bank bag with an undisclosed amount of money still inside.
The assailant’s identity is unknown and the stolen vehicle has not been located. Investigators believe the robber arrived at the mall in a black Mitsubishi Montero SUV.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office at (936) 760-5871.
Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact Montgomery County Crime Stoppers by calling 1-800-392-(STOP)7867. Tips may be submitted online by visiting www.montgomerycountycrimestoppers.org.