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Man accused of robbing bank by passing threatening note to teller

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HOSUTON – The Houston Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying the person responsible for a robbing a bank in October.

At about 10:46 a.m. Oct. 28, police said, a man robbed a bank in the 2400 block of West Alabama Street.

During the robbery, the man entered the bank and approached the bank teller. The man handed the employee a note stating he had a gun and demanding the money from the cash drawer, police said.

The employee quickly opened the drawer and handed the man an undisclosed amount of money, according to reports. The man left the location in an unknown direction.

The man is described as black, medium build, approximately 20-25 years old, 5 feet, 7 inches to 5 feet, 9 inches tall, wearing a black baseball cap, white shirt, black hooded sweatshirt, blue jean shorts and black shoes.

Crime Stoppers will pay a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the men in this case.

Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org.

Tips may also be sent via a text message by texting the following: TIP610 plus the information to CRIMES (274637) or via our mobile app (Crime Stoppers Houston). All tipsters remain anonymous.