Video still of a Harris Count Precinct 5 Constable's Office cruiser with emergency lights on. (CNR photo by Creighton Holub)

CYPRESS — Deputies from Constable Ted Heap’s Office are looking for four suspects who attempted to rob a teen of his new basketball shoes as he was walking home after school in the 19700 block of Rustic Lake Lane, this afternoon.

The suspects pulled alongside the 18-year-old student in an SUV a little after 3 p.m. on Wednesday, September 26, and demanded that the victim give them the Jordan basketball shoes he was wearing. When the victim refused, one of the suspects shot him in the arm with a paintball gun. The victim was not seriously injured.

The suspects are described as four black males in a dark blue SUV with yellow license plates.

If you saw anything suspicious in this area at that time or have any information that might help with the investigation of this crime, Constable Heap asks you to let us know through our online crime tips webpage: https://constablepct5.com/index.php/online-crime-tips

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