Man uses gun hidden in zip binder to rob bank

Man conceals gun in zip binder during robbery

Courtesy: Crime Stoppers of Houston

HOUSTON – Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward leading to the arrest of a man who made off with an undisclosed amount of cash from a bank.

Investigators say the man, dressed in a black sweat or jump suit, walked into the Comerica Bank near the Gulfgate Mall Friday afternoon. As he approached the counter, he unzipped the binder to reveal a black pistol to the teller.

The teller handed an undisclosed amount of cash to the robber, who then ran off on foot.

The suspect is described as white, between 5 feet 9 inches and 6 feet 4 inches tall. He weighs between 140 and 180 pounds and has dirty or strawberry blond hair.

Call 713-222-TIPS or 713-693-5000 if you have any information. A $5,000 reward is being offered for his arrest.