Wig-wearing man accused of robbing Friendswood bank

Police say the man was wearing a wig and possibly makeup

March 18, 2010 1:47:37 PM PDT
A man police say tried to disguise himself as a female and may have been wearing black makeup is accused of robbing a Friendswood bank on Thursday. It happened at the Wells Fargo bank on 3141 FM 528 shortly before 2pm. According to police, the suspect showed the teller he had a small silver handgun. The suspect took an undisclosed amount of money and, according to witnesses, later got into a blue Chevrolet driven by someone else.

The suspect is described as a dark skinned male, possibly Hispanic or Middle Eastern, approximately 5'10" to 6' tall. He had a very thin build and was wearing a long black wig and possibly makeup. He was wearing a black shirt with writing on it, and was carrying a black bag.

If you have information that can help investigators find the suspect, you're asked to call Friendswood police at 281-996-3300.


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