FBI: Bank robber threatens teller with bomb in note

Detectives are searching for a bank robber who handed a teller at a northwest Houston bank a note that stated he was armed with a bomb.
December 13, 2011 5:47:02 PM PST
Detectives are searching for a bank robber who handed a teller at a northwest Houston bank a note that stated he was armed with a bomb.

The robbery happened around 1:35pm Tuesday at a bank inside a grocery store in the 5200 block of West 34th Street, according to the Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force. A man approached a teller and handed a note demanding money and state he had a bomb.

The teller handed the suspect cash and he fled. No one was injured during the robbery.

The robber is described a black male, between 25 and 27 years old, approximately 5'10 and weighs around 145-150 pounds. The man has a slim build, a dark complexion and he was clean shaven. He wore a baseball hat with a green bill, a brown plaid shirt and jeans.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber. If you have information about this case, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-8477, or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.


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