Man Featured in Crime of the Week Segment Caught in San Angelo

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

NewsWest 9 viewers have helped get another wanted criminal off the streets but he tried really hard not to be spotted.

28-year-old Kevin Duane Thorpe will be brought back to Midland after getting caught in San Angelo.

Police say he robbed an 85-year-old woman at gunpoint last month while asking her for directions.

Thorpe took off with her purse.

We're told thorp saw his car description NewsWest 9 aired on Midland Crimestoppers crime of the week and tried to spray paint his truck silver.

The problem is he only got halfway through before he ran out.