Possible cross-dressing suspect robs west Houston bank

Detectives need help identifying the suspect who robbed a bank in west Houston Tuesday evening. Even though the suspect is dressed like a woman, many witnesses believe it is a man.

June 6, 2012 4:11:48 AM PDT
Detectives are searching for a possible cross-dressing bank robber who targeted a bank in west Houston Tuesday evening.

The suspect walked into a bank in the 9700 block of Katy Freeway around 4:45pm and handed a teller a threatening note which demanded cash, according to the Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force. The suspect then made a gesture suggesting he/she was armed.

The robber took the cash and exited the bank. The suspect was wearing a blonde wig, a long-sleeved beige dress, black stockings and a black cap. The suspect is between 5-foot-5 and 5-foot-8 inches tall and weighs between 120 and 150 pounds. The robber carried a large black purse into the bank during the robbery.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000.00 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.