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Suspects attempt to rob Bank of America customer of $3,000

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LA PORTE, Texas – A suspect was caught on surveillance video attempting to steal $3,000 from a Bank of America customer.

The incident was reported on Dec. 29 in the 800 block of La Porte’s South State Highway 146.

La Porte police said the victim pulled into the parking lot of Bank of America and parked next to a gold Chevrolet Equinox, with dark-tinted windows and no license plate. Police said when the victim exited his vehicle and walked into the bank, the suspect exited the Chevrolet and broke the driver’s side window.

Police said the suspect searched through the vehicle. Luckily, the victim had taken his $3,000 with him into the bank and had not left it in the truck.

Police said this scenario has become a popular crime in the area.

Anyone with information in this case is asked to call the La Porte Police Department Criminal Investigations Division at 291-842-3173.