Suspect uses threatening note to rob bank

Detectives are searching for a robber who used a threatening note to demand cash from a teller working at a bank in southeast Houston. Anyone with information regarding his identity is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.

September 29, 2010 3:42:48 AM PDT
FBI detectives are searching for a suspect who wrote a threatening demand note during a southeast Houston bank robbery. The suspect entered a bank in the 11000 block of the Gulf Freeway on Tuesday and went directly to the check writing stand to compose a note, according to a Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force statement. He then approached the teller, handed his note, which demanded cash in a threatening manner.

The teller, fearing he'd harm her, complied with the suspect's request and gave him an undisclosed amount of money. The robber then fled the bank on foot.

The suspect is described as a slim, black man between the ages of 45 and 50, about 6 feet tall. He had salt and pepper hair. He was wearing a red and white baseball cap, gray T-shirt with a Jim Beam logo on it and blue jeans.

Anyone with information regarding his identity is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.


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