FBI Houston
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March 8, 2024

FBI Houston Seeks the 'Not So Smooth Criminal' for Armed 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 “Not So Smooth Criminal” who robbed a Veritex Bank in southwest Houston last month. 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 armed robbery occurred at approximately 4:49 p.m. on Friday, February 16, 2024, at the Veritex Bank located at 4000 Greenbriar Drive in Houston, Texas. The suspect robbed the bank at gunpoint before fleeing on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. He was last seen running southbound on Greenbriar Drive. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The robber is described as a black male, approximately 5’9” tall, with a skinny to medium build. During the robbery, he brandished a black handgun and carried a large black umbrella. He wore a blue hooded sweatshirt, medical mask, thick-rimmed glasses, and a single surgical glove on his left hand.

Recent photographs of the bank robbery suspect can 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.