HPD searching for man caught on video robbing woman with knife at Spring Branch-area ATM

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police are looking for a man accused of robbing a woman while threatening her with a knife at an ATM in the Spring Branch area.

The aggravated robbery happened on Feb. 1 around 5:10 p.m. at the ComericA Bank ATM located in the 2800 block of Gessner, according to HPD.

Police released surveillance video of the incident on Thursday. You can watch the footage in the video player above.

According to the victim, the man suddenly appeared, pointing a knife at her and demanding her wallet, while she was using the ATM.

She complied with the suspect, giving him her wallet, according to HPD.

After that, he fled in an unknown direction, police said.

Police described the suspect as a white or Hispanic man wearing a white pullover.

Contact Crime Stoppers of Houston directly if you have any information related to this investigation. Information leading to the charging and/or arrest of any felony suspects may result in a cash payment up to $5,000. Tipsters must contact Crime Stoppers directly to remain anonymous and to be considered for a cash payment by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting an online tip at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.
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