Robber threatens to kill tellers

HOUSTON The FBI Houston Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public's assistance in identifying the "Photogenic Felon", whose face was clearly captured in surveillance photos as he robbed the Wells Fargo Bank at 6430 San Felipe in Houston on February 27.

"Photogenic Felon" entered the bank at approximately noon, and walked directly to the teller counter. He aggressively pointed a black semiautomatic pistol at the tellers and threatened to shoot and kill anyone who pushed the alarm button or who placed a tracking device in his money bag.

After grabbing the cash, "Photogenic Felon" fled the bank on foot, and was seen getting into the passenger side of a black pickup truck.

He is described as a Caucasion, Hispanic, or Middle Eastern male, 25-30 years old, 6' 00" to 6' 02" tall, 220-240 pounds, large build, with a light complexion and no facial hair. He was wearing a dark knit cap, black jacket, khaki pants, and large designer type sunglasses.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrest and charging of "Photogenic Felon" or any felony suspect. If you have information about this case, call the Crime Stoppers Hotline at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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