Rosenberg police identify knife-wielding bank robber

Second Whitney Bank robbed in a week

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ROSENBERG, Texas - Rosenberg police have identified the man they say was armed with a knife when he entered the Whitney Bank at Brazos Town Center just before 9 a.m. Friday and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Police said Brett Maurice Disiere, 43, matches the description of witnesses and a surveillance video photo of the man who demanded money from a bank teller.

Disiere is described as white, approximately 130 to 150 pounds. He was wearing sunglasses, a yellow polo shirt and blue jeans. A surveillance camera caught a clear photo the robber, whose face was not covered.

Disiere is wanted for aggravated robbery in connection with Friday's incident. Police said he demanded money from a teller, then fled on foot with the cash.

This is the second Whitney Bank to be robbed this week. On Wednesday, four bank robbers wearing masks and armed with guns held up the Whitney Bank on FM 1960 near Cutten in northwest Harris County.

Anyone with information about Friday morning's robbery should contact the Rosenberg Police Department at (832) 595-3700 or or Fort Bend County Crime Stoppers (281) 342-TIPS.

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