FBI investigating two bank robberies in same area of NW Harris County

One of them happened inside a crowded grocery store

HOUSTON - The FBI  is investigating two bank robberies, one of them inside a crowded grocery store.

In the first robbery, police say at around 9:30am Friday, two bank robbers dressed in black brandished weapons and demanded cash at a Wells Fargo Bank on Louetta in northwest Harris County. After receiving an undisclosed of money, the robbers left the bank. No one was physically hurt. 

They ditched their getaway vehicle in a nearby hotel parking lot. The pickup truck is registered to an address in Rosharon. The robbers left behind a black plastic glove which police tagged as evidence.

The FBI's Bank Robbery Task Force also needs your help to identify a man wearing bandages who robbed the First Convenience Bank, located at 1550 Fry Road, Katy, Texas.

At approximately 9:40 a.m., a man entered the bank and told the teller he had a gun and demanded cash.  A weapon was not observed.  

After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, he was seen entering a white Ford Crown Victoria.  No one was physically hurt.

The bank robber is described as a white male, approximately 6'2" - 6"4" tall, stocky, 40-50 years old.  He wore a dark long sleeve shirt and dark pants and had medical bandages on his face and an arm sling which are believed to be a disguise. 

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

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