Man claims to have bomb during bank robbery in NW Harris County, officials say
HARRSI COUNTY, Texas – A bomb squad was called Tuesday to a bank in northwest Harris County after reports of a bomb.
According to investigators, a man with a device that he claimed was a bomb robbed the Prosperity Bank in the 9100 block of West Sam Houston Parkway.
After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the man dropped two suspicious devices and ran from the bank, deputies said.
The bomb squad investigated the suspicious devices, but they were deemed to be harmless, investigators said.
The robber is described as an extremely thin white male, approximately 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall. He was wearing glasses, a black and white long-sleeve shirt, and dark slacks. He wore a plaid fedora hat which he dropped and was recovered by investigators.
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.
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