Man accused of robbing Houston bank sought by authorities

Robber hands employee note saying he had gun, authorities say

Photos courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Houston.
Photos courtesy of Crime Stoppers of Houston.

HOUSTON – Authorities are asking for the public's help in identifying a man who robbed a Houston bank earlier this month.

The robbery happened at 10:50 a.m. Dec. 2 at a bank in the 10800 block of Bellaire Boulevard.

Authorities said the man entered the bank, approached a bank teller and handed the employee a note that stated he had a gun and demanded the money from the cash drawer.

The employee quickly opened the drawer and gave the money to the man, authorities said. Authorities said he then fled in an unknown direction of travel.

The robber is described by Crime Stoppers of Houston as a black man who is 20 to 30 years old, with a thin build and standing 5 feet 3 inches tall to 5 feet 7 inches tall. He wore a camouflage fishing hat, a red-hooded sweatshirt, khaki pants and white shoes.

Crime Stoppers said it will pay as much as $5,000 for information that leads to the charging and/or arrest of the robber. Tipsters can report information by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitting online at crime-stoppers.org, or texting TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637). Authorities said all tipsters remain anonymous.

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