Please be Aware and Don’t become a Victim

Date: Friday, October 27, 2017, 2:13 PM
Location: 13600 Northwest Blvd
Incident: Burglary of a Motor Vehicle
Case Number: 1710270095

Corpus Christi Police Officers were dispatched to the 13600 block of Northwest Blvd. in reference to a burglary of a motor vehicle. Officers arrived and made contact with 43 year old male victim. The victim advised that he went to a bank and withdrew some cash. The victim left and went to a local convenient store. The victim went inside the store and made a purchase, left the store and got into his car. The victim stated that he forgot something and went back inside the store and this time he forgot to lock his door. When he came out of the store this time he noticed that the envelope with his money was gone. Video showed a red Kia Optima pull up to the victims vehicle, a suspect got  inside the victims car, took the envelope and then drove away in the Kia.  The suspect vehicle appears to be a rental car out of Houston. It is unknown, but suspected that the suspects followed the victim from the bank. If you have any information about this crime contact Crime Stoppers at 361-888-TIPS (8577) or submit the tip online at  Information provided to Crime Stoppers is anonymous and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you a cash reward.

Corpus Christi Police Detectives want to remind people to be aware of their surroundings. If you go to the bank and make a withdrawal do not leave the cash unattended in your car. Do not use ATM’s in unlit areas. Try to minimize flashing large amounts of cash. If you feel you are being followed get a description and call the police. With the holiday season approaching it is important to develop good habits to minimize yourself as a victim.