Odessa police searching for aggravated assault suspect

Odessa police searching for aggravated assault suspect
Surveillance photo of suspect. (Source: Odessa Police Department/Facebook)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - The Odessa Police Department needs your help locating an aggravated assault suspect.

On June 20, 2017, Odessa police were called out to the 2700 block of Andrews Hwy. in reference to a threat.

When officers arrived, officers made contact with three complainants, who advised that an unknown male subject pointed a knife at all three of the complainants and stated that he was going to come back with a gun and shoot them.

We're told the suspect is described as a black male wearing a white tank top and red bandana over his head.

Authorities said the suspect was the front passenger in surveillance video provided by police.

If you have any information on who the suspect is, contact Det. D. Rocha at (432) 335-4933 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at (432) 333-TIPS and reference case #17-14022.

OPD Asking for Public's Assistance with Identifying Aggravated Assault Suspect - Please Share! On 6-20-17 at approximately 2000 hours, Odessa Police responded to 2700 Andrews Highway (Seven Eleven) in reference to a threat. Upon arrival, officers made contact with three complainants, who advised that an unknown male subject pointed a knife (out of the camera’s view) at all three of them and stated that he was going to come back with a gun and shoot them. The suspect is described as a black male wearing a white tank top and red bandana over his head. The suspect was the front passenger of a newer model Nissan 4-door. Anyone with information in reference to the identity of the suspect shown in the video is encouraged to contact Detective D. Rocha at 432-335-4933 or Odessa Crime Stoppers at 432-333-TIPS and reference Case #17-14022.

Posted by Odessa Police Department on Tuesday, July 18, 2017

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