Penniless robber seeks prosperity at bank

Witnesses describe the penniless fellow as a white male, 30-40 years old, 6'0" to 6'4" tall, 200-250 pounds, unshaven or possible trimmed beard and mustache. He was wearing a light colored "hoodie" sweatshirt and jeans, and wore a tan ball cap.

April 16, 2010 8:28:42 AM PDT
The Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying a robber who felt he owed the teller an explanation for his actions during the robbery of the Prosperity Bank at 1101 Post Oak Thursday afternoon. At approximately 2pm, the robber approached the teller counter and presented a note indicating that he was committing a bank robbery. According to the FBI, as the teller gathered some cash, he stated "I'm broke" as his excuse for the criminal behavior. With cash in hand, he left the bank on foot in an unknown direction. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

Witnesses describe the penniless fellow as a white male, 30-40 years old, 6'0" to 6'4" tall, 200-250 pounds, unshaven or possible trimmed beard and mustache. He was wearing a light colored "hoodie" sweatshirt and jeans, and wore a tan ball cap.

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 Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 713-222-TIPS.


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