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Pearland bank employees robbed at gunpoint; gunmen on run, police say

Reward offered in search for trio after Regions Bank robbery in May

(FBI Houston)

HOUSTON – FBI agents and Pearland police detectives are asking for the public's help in identifying the gunmen who held employees at a bank at gunpoint.

It happened around 11 a.m. May 27, 2016, at Regions Bank in the 2600 block of McHard Road in Pearland.

Authorities said two gunmen entered the bank and held employees at gunpoint for nearly 15 minutes while a getaway driver waited outside.

The men left the bank through a back door. Authorities said they got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was physically hurt in the incident.

The men fled the area in a maroon Pontiac Grand Prix with tinted windows that was driven by a third person, authorities said.

One robber is described by authorities as a black man who is 20-35 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighing about 170 to 180 pounds. He wore a dreadlock wig and a neon construction vest.

The other robber was described by authorities as a black man who is 20-35 years old, 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall, and weighing about 210 to 230 pounds. He wore a unique camouflage hat with a large brim.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the bank robbers.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the FBI Houston Field Office at 713-693-5000, text TIP610 plus the tip to CRIMES (274637) or visit crime-stoppers.org. Authorities said tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Crime Stoppers of Houston app. All tipsters remain anonymous.