Houston FBI trying to ID "Band-Aid Bandit"

The "Band-Aid Bandit" was caught on surveillance cameras while robbing a Chase Bank on Westheimer
August 25, 2012 5:33:31 PM PDT
A bank robber dubbed the "Band-Aid Bandit" stole cash from a Houston bank Saturday, and now investigators are asking for your help to identify the man.

It happened around 10:50am at Chase Bank, 11560 Westheimer Road.

According to the Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force, a man with a Band-Aid on his cheek entered the bank and waited in line. When he approached the counter at his turn, he handed the teller a note demanding money.

Officials said the man claimed to have a gun.

The teller gave the robber some cash and he left the building. No one saw which direction he went.

No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The man was described a black male in his early 20s. He was 5 feet 6 inches with a slender build.

He wore a baseball cap, a blue and grey long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and black and yellow tennis shoes. The bandage was on his left cheek.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of the Band-Aid Bandit. If you have information about this case, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS or the Houston FBI office at 713-693-5000.


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