FBI: Man smelling of alcohol robs bank at gunpoint

Detectives need help identifying the suspect who pointed a gun at a teller of a bank inside a grocery store in the 5300 block of Antoine during a robbery Tuesday.

October 20, 2010 5:50:23 AM PDT
Detectives are searching for a robber who pointed a large handgun at a teller while robbing a bank inside a northwest Houston grocery store. No one was physically injured during the robbery that occurred around 1pm Tuesday at grocery store in the 5300 block of Antoine.

Detectives said the suspect entered the store and headed straight to the bank. The man approached the teller, threw a plastic bag on the counter and took out a large gun.

He pointed the weapon at the teller and demanded cash. The suspect took the money and fled the bank on foot.

The robber is described as a white male who is about 45-50 years old, 6 feet 1 inch tall, 200 pounds with a medium build. He has gray hair and an unshaven grey beard. He wore a white T-shirt, khaki pants and prescription glasses.

Witnesses said he smelled strongly of alcohol. He was armed with a large, black semi-automatic handgun.

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


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