HOUSTON -- The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force needs your help to identify a bank robber who showed a black semi-automatic handgun during the armed robbery of a Houston bank Wednesdays evening.
Officials said the bank robbery happened at the Chase Bank located at 1351 West 43rd Street just after 5:00 p.m.
The bank robber walked up to the counter, grabbed a deposit slip and wrote a threatening note on it which demanded cash, according to the Houston office of the FBI. He then walked up to a teller, showed her the note and pulled out a black semi-automatic handgun from his waistband. The teller gave the man some cash.
The suspect was last seen walking away from the bank on foot. No one was hurt during the robbery.
Officials describe the robber as a white male in his mid-30s, about 5’8” to 5’9”, 200 pounds with a medium build. He was clean shaven and possibly had acne scars on his face. He had light brown short to medium length hair with thin light brown eyebrows. He was last seen wearing a dark jacket and a black ball cap with a 1st Calvary Division logo on the front. He carried a black semi-automatic handgun during the robbery.
Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber. If you have information about this case, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477), or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.