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Robbery of Brinks Armored Car in Houston
Photos Released of Suspect and Getaway Car

FBI Houston December 19, 2012
  • Special Agent Shauna Dunlap (713) 936-7638

The FBI needs your help identifying the men responsible for the armed robbery of a Brinks armored car guard on Tuesday afternoon. The armed robbery happened while the guard was servicing an automated teller machine (ATM) located inside the Randals Store at 4810 West Belfort in Houston, Texas. Photographs from the store’s surveillance cameras are at the conclusion of this press release.

At about 2:25 p.m., the armed man approached the guard at the ATM as he was servicing the machine. The robber pointed a large caliber pistol at the guard and threatened him. The robber got away with cash and was last seen getting into a white Ford F-250 pick-up truck driven by another unknown individual. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The armed robber is described as a black male, 25-30 years old, weighing 170-180 pounds with a slim build and a medium complexion. He wore a tan or off-white long-sleeved, button-down shirt; jeans; a black baseball cap with a star on the front; and sunglasses.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber, the getaway driver, 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 Field Office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.