FBI releases sketch of armed robber who targeted armored car


At about 2:15pm, a robber armed with a handgun approached a carrier for the Loomis Armored Car Service during a stop at the Movie Tavern located at 15719 North Freeway. The man racked the slide of his gun as he pointed it at the carrier.

Authorities say the robber grabbed the bag and ran to the east along the sidewalk and towards the North Freeway. Witnesses observed the robber getting into a dark colored Pontiac sedan driven by an unknown individual. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The armed robber is described as a black male, about 25- 30 years old, and 5'9 - 6'2" tall, 190 pounds with a medium build and a medium complexion. He had a goatee. He wore a black t-shirt, black basketball shorts, black Jordan tennis shoes, and a black ball cap. He carried a black semiautomatic pistol in his left hand during the robbery.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber. If you have information about this crime, please call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 713-222-TIPS (8477), or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.

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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