Reward offered for suspects in SW Houston bank robbery

Investigators are seeking the public's help in identifying two men they say held tellers and a customer at gunpoint during the robbery of a southwest Houston Amegy bank Tuesday.

HOUSTON - Investigators are seeking the public’s help in identifying two men they say held tellers and a customer at gunpoint during the robbery of a southwest Houston Amegy bank Tuesday.

Police say two men armed with semi-automatic pistols entered the Amegy bank in the 10700 block of West Bellfort Avenue just before 3 p.m. Tuesday. They say one suspect jumped over the teller counter and demanded cash while the second suspect held employees and a customer at gunpoint in the lobby.

According to police, no one was injured in the incident.

Authorities say the two men left with an undisclosed amount of cash in a blue shopping bag. They initially ran from the scene and later got into an undisclosed vehicle.

Police describe one suspect as a black male, 25 to 35 years old, 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-9 with a thin build and a clean-shaven face. He was wearing a heavy tan coat over a gray hooded sweatshirt, tan pants, black shoes, white gloves and a blue baseball cap with a “TX” logo over his hooded sweatshirt.

The second suspect is described as a black male, 20 to 29 years old, 6-feet to 6-foot-1 with a thin build, a beard and a mustache. He wore a gray or brown hoodie with the word “CALI” on the front in a California state flag print, cut-off blue jean shorts with tears in them, gray tennis shoes, red underwear showing and a black and white baseball cap.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to the identification and arrest of these suspects. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (713)-222-TIPS (8477) or the FBI Houston Field Office at (713) 693-5000. Tips can also be sent in via text using TIP610 plus the tip to CRIMES (274637), or they may be submitted online www.crime-stoppers.org.

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