Bank bandit threatens to have bomb

HOUSTON At approximately 11:15am, the man entered the bank carrying a brown satchel bag. He threatened the tellers saying he had a gun and a bomb inside the bag. The teller gave the man some cash and he exited the bank, leaving the bag behind. HPD's bomb squad examined the bag and determined it was empty. No one was physically hurt.

The robber is described as a bald white male, 5'7' - 5'8", 200 plus pounds and plump. He wore a black jacket, white T-shirt, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

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 (8477), or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.

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