PORT ARTHUR, Texas — Port Arthur police are looking for a car thief that was caught on video stealing an idling car last week wearing what they describe as women’s house slippers.
12 News reports that the thief was caught on video at about 5:25 a.m. on Thursday, Jan 21, 2021, as he stole the four-door passenger car that was left running in front of a convenience.
Police took to Facebook post by the Port Arthur Police Department.
The suspect is described as black man who was wearing gray pants, a black shirt, black hat and what police described in the post as “his mom’s pink house slippers.”
Port Arthur Police Department
We need the public’s help identifying the male in this security video who committed an auto theft. On 1/21/21 at approximately 5:25 AM a male black can be seen exiting a dark colored SUV and jumping into a running vehicle at a convenience store. He appears to be a young male black wearing a black shirt, gray pants and his mom’s pink house slippers. If you have any information on the identity of the suspects please call the Criminal Investigation Division at 409-983-8624 or Detective Boudreaux at 409-983-8645.
• Do not leave your cars running and unattended in your own driveway, stores or any other location for that matter
• Lock your cars at night and don’t leave the keys inside
• Don’t leave guns or other valuables in plain view
If you know this suspect’s identity or have any other information on this or any other crime, call Port Arthur Police at 409-983-8600 or Crime Stoppers of SETX at 409-833-TIPS (8477). You won’t be asked your name and you may be eligible for a CASH reward. You can also make an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers by downloading the P3 Tips app on your smartphone.
Anyone who recognizes the suspect is asked to call the Port Arthur Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 409-983-8624