FBI profiling wanted bank robber on Houston billboard

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HOUSTON - The FBI wants to capture the so-called "Bad Wig Bandit," and it's willing to go to great heights to do it.

The agency has teamed up with Clear Channel Outdoor to put up a digital billboard with the suspect's photo on it.

The "Bad Wig Bandit" is suspected in at least two recent Houston bank robberies. The first happened on January 23 at the Prosperity Bank on Bellaire Boulevard. The latest happened in early February the Amegy Bank on Taylor Street.

The "Bad Wig Bandit" displayed a pistol during each robbery, but no one was hurt.

The suspect is described as a white or Asian male, mid thirties, 5'7", 185-215 pounds, with a husky build and a medium complexion.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber. If you have information, call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477), or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.

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