Armed robber targets southeast Houston bank

FBI investigators need help indentifying a bank robbery suspect who pointed a gun at a teller while demanding cash in southeast Houston.

February 22, 2011 3:17:23 PM PST
FBI detectives need help identifying an armed robbery suspect who targeted a bank in southeast Houston Tuesday afternoon.

Around 1:30pm, a man entered a bank in the 1000 block of Bay Area Boulevard and walked up to the teller counter, according to a statement from the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force. The man pulled out a black pistol and demanded money.

The teller handed the robber some cash before the suspect fled in a dark-colored, possibly four-door vehicle.

No one was injured in the robbery, but authorities need help tracking him down.

He is described as a stocky, unshaven white man between the ages of 35 and 40 and is about 6 feet tall. He was wearing prescription glasses during the heist.

Anyone with information regarding his identity is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 713-222-8477.