'Wigged-out bandit' and accomplices rob credit union


At about 3:11pm, four men, at least one armed with a small handgun, entered the TDECU located at 428 W. 19th. The armed man pointed the gun at employees and demanded money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the four men were seen leaving the credit union in a gray Buick. No one was physically hurt.

The surveillance photograph shows one robber, described as a black male, approximately 6'0" with a heavy build, wearing a white t-shirt and khaki colored cargo shorts, a shoulder-length black wig and sunglasses. The other three robbers are described as black males, approximately 5'5" - 5'7", with thin to medium builds and wearing dark-colored clothes from head to toe. Three men concealed their heads and faces with clothing.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of these robbers, or any felony suspect. If you have information about this crime, you're asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the Houston FBI office at 713-693-5000.

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