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Man in construction hard hat sought in bank robbery

Monday, February 18, 2013
Law enforcement officials need your help to identify the suspect who read a threatening note to a teller before robbing a bank

Law enforcement officials need your help to identify the suspect who read a threatening note to a teller before robbing a bank

Law enforcement officials need your help to identify the suspect who read a threatening note to a teller before robbing a bank in the Upper Kirby area.

At about 1pm, the FBI says the robber entered the J.P. Morgan Chase Bank at 2900 Weslayan and approached a teller. He held a note, but read the threatening demand to the teller. The FBI says the robber threatened that he had a weapon and demanded cash.

After getting some cash, the robber left the bank. No weapon was seen and no one was physically hurt.

The bank robber is described as a black male in his early 30s, about 6 feet tall with a medium build and a dark complexion. He wore a white construction hat with a white bandana underneath, a navy long-sleeved hoodie with a blue shirt underneath, and worker glasses.

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.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information called in to the 713-222-TIPS (8477) or submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org that leads to the filing of felony charges or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Tips can also be sent by text message. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637). All tipsters remain anonymous.

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