'Hard-hatted handyman' hits Houston bank

May 9, 2008 5:24:29 PM PDT
The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the "Hard-Hatted Handyman" who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank located at 13106 Woodforest Boulevard in Houston, Texas on Thursday.At approximately 3:35pm, the robber entered the bank alone dressed in a construction worker's jumpsuit and hard hat. But this handyman was hardly friendly. He walked up to the teller counter, demanded money, and threatened to shoot the teller if she did not turn over the cash. He left the area in a gray colored vehicle, possibly a Pontiac, with lightly tinted windows.

The "Hard-Hatted Handyman" is described as a black male, approximately 40 to 45 years old, 5'9" ? 6'tall, 220 pounds with a solid build, dark complexion and a mustache. He wore a gray hard hat, dark sunglasses, and a gray colored jumpsuit.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the charging and arrest of the "Hard-Hatted Handyman." If you have any information regarding this individual or this robbery, please call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 713-222-TIPS (8477), or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.

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