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FBI searching for Bank of America robbery suspect

FBI searching for Bank of America robbery suspect

Credit: FBI

by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on February 14, 2013 at 4:49 PM

HOUSTON -- The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force needs your help identifying a bank robber who forced his way into a motor bank in Houston and demanded cash on Valentine’s Day.

The robbery happened at the Bank of America motor bank located at 5150 N. Shepherd in Houston.

Officials say around 8:30 a.m. Thursday, a man forced his way into the bank and demanded money. The robber gestured as if he was concealing a weapon; however, a weapon was not observed by the tellers, according to FBI officials.

After getting some cash, the bank robber fled the scene in a green Ford Expedition.

Authorities describe the bank robber as a black male in his mid 30s who is about six-feet tall, 200 pounds, with stubble or a light moustache and beard with small skin tags on his cheeks. He was last seen wearing a green sweatshirt with a logo, a blue beanie hat and blue jeans.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber. Anyone with information about this incident is urged to 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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