HOUSTON (KTRK) -- The hunt is on for a fake
cop who has hit at least a half dozen pharmacies for their medications
and might also be tied to possible looting during Hurricane Harvey.
Investigators believe he's hit pharmacies in Friendswood, Missouri City, Houston, Harris County and Montgomery County.
witness told authorities he's the same guy who pretended to be a police
officer during Hurricane Harvey and told people to leave their homes
when they didn't need to. Looting may have been a motive then.
robber has a large star tattoo on the right side of his neck. Monday
night, he had it covered with a bandage. He is considered dangerous.
Authorities are warning the public and other agencies to "exercise extreme caution," if he's spotted.
The Harris County Sheriff's Office robbery division is working to identify him.
with information is urged to contact investigators at 713-274-9200 or
Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS. A $5,000 reward for good information is
You can also submit an anonymous tip at www.crime-stoppers.org.