Man sought in Houston bank robbery


HOUSTON – The FBI is seeking the public's assistance in catching the man who robbed a Houston bank.

At around 9:30 a.m. Thursday, witnesses say a man walked into the Compass Bank at 1217 W. 43rd St. and passed a threatening note to the teller.

The FBI says the robber took an undisclosed amount of cash and left the bank on foot in an undetermined direction.

The suspect is described as a black male, about 6 foot 2, 250 pounds, wearing a blue cap, a black polo shirt and blue jeans.

Crime Stoppers of Houston will pay up to $5,000 for information on this robbery or any felony case.  If you have information about this crime, please call 713-222-TIPS (8477).