Armed man robs Upper Kirby-area bank

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by KHOU.com Staff

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Posted on November 3, 2012 at 6:07 PM

HOUSTON – An armed man wearing a mask held up a bank in the Upper Kirby area of Houston late Saturday morning, police said.

The robbery occurred around 11:30 a.m. at the JP Morgan Chase in the 3400-block of Richmond Avenue, according to the Houston Police Department.

Police said the man displayed a handgun and demanded money from tellers. He took an unknown amount of cash and left the bank.

No one was hurt during the robbery.

Police said the man fled in a maroon colored mini-van. He was described as an African American man, 28 to 34 years old.  5’8” to 6’ tall, and 160 to 190 pounds. He wore blue jeans, a blue jacket and was carrying a black handgun.

Anyone with information is asked to call Houston police at 713-884-3131.

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