Odessa Police Searching for Robbery Suspect

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police need help finding the crook that tried to steal parts from a car dealership.

Around 10 p.m. Wednesday night, a night watchman at Pete's Auto Sales heard a noise.

He found a guy trying to pull parts from an SUV.

When the security guard confronted him, the would-be thief hit him with a metal auto part then the two struggled.

The thief managed to get loose and ran away.

The watchman's injuries were only minor but the criminal caused about $1,500 in damage to the SUV.

If you have any information about this crime, call Odessa Police at (432) 333-3641.