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Harris County Sheriff's Office
News Release
Wednesday, January 10, 2018

HCSO and Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force Capture Robbery Suspect

Harris County, Texas - Harris County Sheriff’s Office Robbery investigators and Gulf Coast Violent Offenders and Fugitive Task Force members captured 20-year-old Mason Gray on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at around 6:45 p.m.

Investigators received information he was at a home in west Harris County, and he was taken into custody with incident.

Gray was featured in a extensive media campaign over the last month in order to get tips or information on his location.

HCSO YouTube page highlighted Gray in a Snapchat video that showed him shooting a handgun from a moving vehicle.

Investigators received information from the video to identify Gray as the suspect who two robbed a Valero station's at gunpoint on Wednesday, March 1, 2017, in west Harris County.

At around 12:45 a.m. Gray walks in to the store located in the 2200 block of Fry Road, and looks around the cooler area at energy drinks.

He is seen wearing a light colored shirt and grey colored pants with a tan or light colored baseball hat with POLO on the tab.

He asks the clerk a question and then leaves the store.

Gray re-enters the store again and walks around the store and exits again.

When Gray walks back into the store a third time, he is now wearing a distinctive black colored hoodie with red lettering on the front.

As he approaches the counter , he pulls a tan and brown colored mask over the bottom part of his face and demands the money at gunpoint.

He then fled from the store on foot in an unknown direction.

Gray also robbed a Valero Corner station at gunpoint located in the 22500 block of Franz road that same night.

The robbery video link is here:

case number 17-33970

Anyone with additional information is urged to call the Harris County Sheriff's Office Robbery Division at 713-274-9231.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous

For full details, view this message on the web.

Remembering Jim Guidry

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