Deputies searching for bank robber in northwest Harris county

HCSO: Thief passed note to teller claiming he had gun


HARRIS COUNTY, Texas – A brazen bank robber held up a northwest Harris county bank just hours before it was set to close.

The robbery happened at the First Convenience Bank inside a Joe V's grocery store on Antoine Drive and Veterans Memorial Drive around 5:24 p.m. Tuesday.

Deputies said the robber took off with the cash after passing a note to the teller claiming he had a weapon.

Police have not said whether they believe he's connected to any other robberies in the area

The robber is described as a White male, in his 20's, approximately 5 foot 6and 200 pounds.  He was wearing a black jacket, black beanie and dark sunglasses.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber, or any felony suspect.  If you have information about this crime, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the Houston FBI office at 713-693-5000.