FBI: Suspect tried to rob bank for Christmas cash


Surveillance cameras caught the suspect at Chase Bank on Almeda Road around 9:20am.

Police say the suspect handed the teller a threatening note demanding money, but the teller stalled the robber and he eventually walked away with nothing. No one was injured.

The attempted bank robbery was described as a black male, 26-28 years old, about 5 feet 8-11 inches tall with a dark complexion. He had a goatee and was unshaven. He wore a gray hoodie, blue jeans, a ball cap and eyeglasses.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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