Houston FBI seeks 'Tainted-Toothed Bandit' in bank robbery

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this bank robber, caught on camera robbing a busy J.P. Morgan Chase Bank at 5207 Airline Drive in Houston
January 5, 2014 6:23:38 AM PST
Investigators are hoping a Houston bank robber's yellow teeth will help identify him.

The Houston office of the FBI released photographs of the man, dubbed the "Tainted-Toothed Bandit," who robbed a busy J.P. Morgan Chase Bank at 5207 Airline Drive.

The robbery happened around 1pm Saturday. Officials said the man entered the bank and handed the teller a threatening note, demanding cash. After leaving the bank with an undisclosed amount of money, the bank bandit fled the area in a light-colored, two-door Saturn.

No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The bank robber was described as an older white male, possibly in his 50s. He was about 5 feet 7 inches tall with a slim to medium build. He had yellow teeth, gray hair and wore a jacket and blue jeans.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 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-TIPS, or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.


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