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Photos Released Of Suspects In Fort Bend Home Invasion

The reward for identifying the suspects has been raised to $25,000

Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers is offering $25,000 as a reward to identify the suspects of a home invasion.

Fort Bend County Sheriff Troy Nehls said 3 men held a family hostage while looking for money in their home on Monday. The sheriff said a fourth man is also suspected as a get-away driver.

Investigators released surveillance video and photos of suspects. They said they also have an audio recording are not releasing it to the public.

The photos show one suspect wearing a black Air Jodan sweatshirt with the word “Jordan” spelled out in white on the sleeves. Another suspect is shown wearing red sneakers investigators believe to be Air Jordan basketball shoes.

Nehls said the men held a 7-year-old boy under hot water in a bathtub to try and learn the location of the money, which wasn't ultimately in the home.

Nehls said previous reports that the boy suffered burns from scalding water were false, but that the boy was transported to an urgent care clinic and treated for fluid in his lungs.

“You can understand that's consistent with the audio of him being dunked up underneath that water which is really really disturbing," Nehls said.

Investigators said the boy's father was beaten during the invasion. Both are said to have been released from the hospital.

 

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Davis Land is Houston Public Media's senior news producer. He leads coverage for News 88.7's morning newscasts and coordinates between beat reporters, newscasters, and the Houston Matters team. Before joining Houston Public Media, Land produced for WBUR's newscast unit and Atlantic Public Media. His work has been heard on NPR's...

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