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Backpack Bandit Robs Compass Bank Branch in Houston
Investigators Believe the Robber is Now Linked to Two Houston-Area Bank Robberies.

FBI Houston May 07, 2013
  • Special Agent Shauna Dunlap (713) 936-7638

The FBI’s Bank Robbery Task Force needs help to identify an individual who robbed the Compass Bank branch located at 11890 Westheimer Road in Houston, Texas. Investigators believe the same person robbed the Compass Bank branch located at 7525 FM 1960 East in Humble, Texas, on March 30, 2013.

At approximately 12:43 p.m., a man walked into the bank and presented a note to a teller demanding money and threatened a weapon. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, he left the bank. No one was physically hurt.

The bank robber is described as a black male, 5’9” tall, weighing 200-220 pounds, with a dark complexion and a mustache. He wore a black baseball cap with a polo insignia and black short-sleeved polo shirt and carried a multi-color backpack. Bank surveillance photographs of both robberies are at the end of this press release.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 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 Field Office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.

May 7, 2013 robbery of Compass Bank, 11890 Westheimer Road, Houston, Texas:

   

March 30, 2013 robbery of Compass Bank, 7525 FM 1960 East, Humble, Texas: