It happened around 3:30pm at Chase Bank located inside the Fiesta grocery store at 6200 Bellaire Boulevard. Photographs from the bank's surveillance cameras are attached to this press release.
According to officials, the man entered the bank and handed a teller a threatening note, demanding money. The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount of cash and he walked out the side exit of Fiesta. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.
The robber is described as a black male, in his mid-20s. He wore a plaid shirt and a straw sun hat.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.
You can also report a tip to the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.