FBI Houston
FBI Houston Media Office
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June 13, 2020

The Baby Blue Bandit is Back, This Time in Black

Up to $5,000 Cash Reward

HOUSTON, TX—The FBI Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help in identifying and locating the bank robber dubbed “The Baby Blue Bandit” who struck again, but this time he wore black. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the suspect.

On August 6, 2020, at approximately 9:24 a.m., the man walked into the First Convenience Bank located at 5801 S. Gessner Road. He approached an open teller station, presented a note demanding cash, and threatened the teller. The teller complied, fearing for personal safety. The suspect ran away with an undisclosed amount of money and was seen heading southbound on South Gessner Road.

The FBI Violent Crime Task Force is also seeking the identity of this suspect in connection with a robbery that took place at the First Convenience Bank located within a Kroger at 9919 Westheimer Road in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Find those details at: https://www.houstonpolicerobbery.org/2020/08/identity-of-west-houston-bank-robbery.html

“The Baby Blue Bandit” is now described as a light-skinned African-American male, between his 30s or 40s, approximately 5’9” tall with a thin body build. The suspect wore a black hoodie with the hood up with an unknown logo on the front, a white mask, white gloves, a black do-rag, black sunglasses, black pants, and black sneakers.

New bank surveillance photos of the suspect have been posted on Twitter @FBIHouston.

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of this bank 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. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637) or visit www.crime-stoppers.org. Tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Crime Stoppers of Houston app, which can be downloaded at the app store for both iPhone and Android devices. All tipsters remain anonymous.