Armed robber orders bank customers to floor

Detectives need help identifying this suspect in connection to an armed robbery of a Missouri City-area bank on Wednesday afternoon.

October 17, 2012 7:44:55 PM PDT
Detectives are searching for an armed robbery suspect who targeted a Missouri City-area bank Wednesday afternoon.

The heist happened around 4pm in the 9200 block of State Highway 6 South near Sienna Parkway, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.

With a white cloth wrapped around his head and a semi-automatic gun in his hand, the suspect walked inside ordered everyone inside to the floor. He then demanded cash from a teller and stuffed whatever money that was handed to him into his pockets and left the store He was last seen walking toward a nearby fast food restaurant.

Luckily, no one injured in the incident. But now, the search is on for the robber.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic or black male, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He was wearing a red Houston Rockets hat with a white rag or towel wrapped around most of his face. He was wearing a long-sleeve blue shirt with black pants.

Anyone with information regarding this heist is asked to call Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office at 281-341-4665, Fort Bend Crime Stoppers, Inc. at 281-342-TIPS (8477) or text plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Tips also can be submitted online at All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and successful tips could lead to up to a $5,000 reward.

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