One in custody, one wanted for Houston strong-arm robbery

(L-R): Smith, Brackins | Photo: Houston PD

Houston police are searching for a man accused of robbing a Good Samaritan in late June.

Posted: Jul 27, 2018 3:35 PM

HOUSTON, Miss. (WTVA) - Houston police are searching for a man accused of robbing a Good Samaritan in late June.

The man is identified as Vidal Smith. He's wanted for strong-arm robbery.

Police say Smith and Demetrius Brackins met the victim as the person was leaving the C-Spire store off North Jackson Street.

The two reportedly asked for a ride.

The two are accused of forcibly robbing the victim at a location north of Houston.

Brackins was recently taken into custody on a warrant for strong-arm robbery.

Anyone with information about Smith's location is urged to contact Houston police at 662-456-2554.

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