Red Oak purse-snatcher identified, remains at large
- Written by Ellis County News Ellis County News
- Created: 06 January 2019 06 January 2019
Red Oak, TX - On 12/20/2018, the Red Oak Police Department released the following video of a purse-snatcher that we were attempting to identify. The suspect subsequently attempted to use one of the victim's credit cards at the Target & DTLR in the Wheatland Town Crossing shopping center in Dallas, TX.
Through additional investigation, the suspect in the video has now been identified as Harvey Glenn Sowels II. Birthdate Aug. 31, 1993.
On Dec. 27, 2018, the Red Oak Police Department Criminal Investigative Division obtained an arrest warrant for Mr. Sowels for his alleged involvement in the offense(s) of Theft of Property less than $2500 with two previous convictions.
Mr. Sowels currently remains at large with an active arrest warrant.
Media Point of Contact: Lt. Marc Schroeder
Main Phone Line: 469-218-7708
Source: Ellis County Press