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Armed robber orders bank customers to floor

Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Detectives need help identifying this suspect in connection to an armed robbery of a Missouri City-area bank on Wednesday afternoon.

Detectives need help identifying this suspect in connection to an armed robbery of a Missouri City-area bank on Wednesday afternoon.

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Detectives are searching for an armed robbery suspect who targeted a Missouri City-area bank Wednesday afternoon.

The heist happened around 4pm in the 9200 block of State Highway 6 South near Sienna Parkway, according to the Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office.

With a white cloth wrapped around his head and a semi-automatic gun in his hand, the suspect walked inside ordered everyone inside to the floor. He then demanded cash from a teller and stuffed whatever money that was handed to him into his pockets and left the store He was last seen walking toward a nearby fast food restaurant.

Luckily, no one injured in the incident. But now, the search is on for the robber.

The suspect was described as a Hispanic or black male, about 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighs about 180 pounds. He was wearing a red Houston Rockets hat with a white rag or towel wrapped around most of his face. He was wearing a long-sleeve blue shirt with black pants.

Anyone with information regarding this heist is asked to call Fort Bend County Sheriff's Office at 281-341-4665, Fort Bend Crime Stoppers, Inc. at 281-342-TIPS (8477) or text plus the tip to CRIMES (274637). Tips also can be submitted online at www.fortbend-tx-crimestoppers.org. All calls to Crime Stoppers are anonymous and successful tips could lead to up to a $5,000 reward.

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