Bandit minds his manners during robbery

December 8, 2008 2:27:00 PM PST
The FBI Houston Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a man who robbed the Trustmark Bank at 11709 South Wilcrest in Houston this morning.The robber stood in the teller line and waited his turn for service. When he approached the teller counter, he passed a threatening note to the teller demanding cash. The frightened teller handed over some cash from the drawer, and the robber thanked her and then walked out of the bank. Once outside the bank's glass doors, the robber turned and waved goodbye to the teller and several other bank employees who were watching him.

The robber is described as a black male, 40-50 years old, 6' to 6'3" tall, 250-290 pounds, heavy set build with a large stomach, clean shaven, with a dark complexion. He was wearing a black baseball cap with a striped design, a black windbreaker and black pants.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber or any felony suspect. If you have information about this crime, please call the Houston Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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