Woman followed from bank, robbed at apartment complex parking lot in southeast Houston, police say

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Tuesday, August 2, 2022
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A gunman was caught on camera after he followed a woman from a Wells Fargo Bank and robbed her at an apartment complex parking lot.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman was robbed at gunpoint at an apartment complex in southeast Houston after being followed from a bank, according to police.

Police said on June 22 at about 5:30 p.m., the woman just parked her vehicle at her apartment complex parking lot in the 12600 block of South Greens Drive after she withdrew cash from a Wells Fargo Bank at 10009 Almeda Genoa Road.

The woman told police that as she exited her vehicle, a man, who she believes followed her from the bank, suddenly approached her while pointing a handgun and demanded her purse.

The suspect then grabbed the woman's purse, got into a blue Chrysler four-door sedan, and fled the scene, according to police.

An armed robber took off in this blue Chrysler four-door sedan with damage on the driver's door.

Investigators describe the suspect as a Black man in his 30s, wearing all gray and a black mask.

Houston police released security video of the incident on Tuesday. You can watch the footage in the video player above.

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