Buttoned-up bandit robs Cypress bank, threatens weapon

Buttoned-up bandit robs Cypress bank, threatens weapon

The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force needs your help to identify the man who wore a polo-type shirt buttoned up to the top when he robbed a Cypress bank Thursday.

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on April 3, 2014 at 4:33 PM

Updated Thursday, Apr 3 at 4:56 PM

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CYPRESS, Texas --The FBI Bank Robbery Task Force needs your help to identify the man who wore a polo-type shirt buttoned up to the top when he robbed a Cypress bank Thursday.

The incident happened at the First Community Credit Union inside HEB, located in the 22000 block of Northwest Freeway at Barker Cypress.

The suspect entered the bank at 10:40 a.m. and approached the teller counter and presented a demand note in which he threatened to have a gun. Witnesses did not observe a weapon. The suspect left the bank after receiving an undisclosed amount of cash. No one was physically hurt.

The robber is described as a male, 6’–6’3”, 150 to 160 pounds, medium complexion with a trimmed beard and mustache. He was wearing a dark blue ball cap, glasses and a dark blue short sleeved polo-type shirt.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000.00 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 FBI office at 713-693-5000.

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