Police: Humble bank robber leaves empty-handed

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HUMBLE, Texas - A would-be robber left a bank empty-handed, and now he's on the run from the law, police say.

It happened around 2 p.m. Friday at the Chase Bank in the 10000 block of FM 1960 near Highway 59.

Investigators said the crook walked into the bank and asked the teller about opening a new account before handing over a note demanding cash.

Police said he left without getting any cash.

The suspect is described as a black male, around 200 to 300 pounds, and 5 feet 4 inches to 5 feet 5 inches tall. Police said he was wearing a blue baseball cap, long-sleeved shirt, blue jeans and white and black tennis shoes.

A $5,000 reward is being offered for information leading to charges and an arrest in this case.

If you have any information, you're asked to give Crime Stoppers a call at 713-222-TIPS (8477).

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