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May 7, 2024

FBI Houston Seeks “Over the Hill Heister” for Second Bank Robbery

Up to $5,000 Cash Reward

HOUSTON, TX—FBI Houston’s Violent Crime Task Force is asking for the public’s help in identifying and locating a man, dubbed the “Over the Hill Heister,” who committed his second known bank robbery in less than two months. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the robber.

The robbery occurred at approximately 3:50 p.m. on Monday, April 29, 2024, at the Chase Bank located at 9704 Katy Freeway in west Houston. During the robbery, the suspect entered the bank, approached a teller, and handed them a note that threatened the teller and demanded cash. The suspect fled the bank on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The robber is described as a Hispanic male in his 50s, approximately 5’6” tall, with a medium build, graying hair with a bald spot. During the robbery, he wore a white visor, blue medical mask, black and white flannel shirt, jeans, and brown boots.

The suspect is believed to have previously robbed the Capital One Bank located at 1260 Blalock Road in west Houston on March 13, 2024. During that robbery, the “Over the Hill Heister” wore a black short-sleeved shirt, khaki pants, dark colored shoes, glasses, and spoke with a heavy Spanish accent.

Photographs of the suspect from the most recent robbery are attached. They can also be found on FBI Houston’s Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Crime Stoppers of Houston, a non-governmental organization, is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of this robber. If you have any information, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the FBI Houston Field Office at (713) 693-5000. Tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through their website, www.crime-stoppers.org, or the Houston Crime Stoppers mobile phone app which can be downloaded for both iPhone and Android devices. All tipsters remain anonymous.