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Suspects Apprehended in Robbery
UPDATE: The Galveston County Sheriff's Office has arrested the suspect wanted in connection with a robbery yesterday morning at the University of Houston. The robber demanded money from a store clerk at the C-Store in Calhoun Lofts.
UH police issued a warrant for the arrest of Terrance Anderson, 39, and he was apprehended in Galveston County at about 3 a.m. today (Oct. 9) following a police chase. During the pursuit, the vehicle Anderson was driving flipped over several times. He was life-flighted to the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, where he is in the custody of the Galveston County Sheriff's Office. Two female passengers in the vehicle were hospitalized with non-life-threatening injuries and are pending charges.
October 8, 2012-Houston-Two suspects are in custody in connection with a robbery that occurred this morning at the University of Houston. There were no injuries in the incident.
The robbery of the store clerk at the C-Store of the Calhoun Lofts occurred at about 9:30 a.m. today (Oct. 8). Police said the suspect was driving an F-150 truck that had been stolen in La Marque. He allegedly drove to the campus, entered the store and demanded money.
The suspect then drove away from campus, according to UH Police Chief Ceaser Moore. Police located the vehicle at about 11:30 a.m. at the Red Carpet Inn, 6161 Gulf Freeway, Moore said.
The suspect sped away on Interstate 45, before exiting the vehicle and running away on foot, Moore said. A passenger remained in the vehicle and was apprehended, he said.
The suspect then allegedly carjacked another vehicle, fled the scene and remains at large, according to police. Acting on a tip, police later returned to the Red Carpet Inn, where they apprehended a third person believed to be involved in the case.
Charges in the case are pending.