December 22, 2015

FBI Releases Photos of Houston Bank Robber

The FBI Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help to capture the bank robber who robbed a Houston Chase Bank earlier this month. The FBI is releasing bank surveillance photos from the bank robbery. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000 if you can help identify the man in the pictures.

The robbery occurred Monday, December 7, 2015, at the Chase branch located at 5445 Almeda Road in Houston, Texas. At approximately 9:08 a.m., the robber approached the counter and handed the teller a threatening note demanding money. Fearing for his life, the teller gave the robber an undisclosed amount of cash. The robber exited the bank and remains at large. No weapon was seen during the bank robbery and no one was physically hurt. The bank robber was described as a white male, 30-40 years old, unshaven and with a thin build, short brown hair, blue eyes, and a thin mustache. He wore a button-down dress shirt under a dark-colored jacket and a dark-colored ball cap with an unknown emblem.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber.

If you have information about the bank robber or either of these robberies, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477), or the FBI Houston Field Office at (713) 693-5000. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637), or visit Tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Crime Stoppers of Houston app, which can be downloaded for both iPhone and Android devices. All tipsters remain anonymous.