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Federal Bureau of Investigation
News Release
Thursday, August 03, 2017

Up to $5,000 Cash Reward

(HOUSTON, TX) - The FBI Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help identifying a man who robbed the BB&T Bank located at 8133 Broadway in Houston, Texas this afternoon. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the bank robber. 

Bank surveillance photographs from the robbery are attached and can also be found on Twitter @FBIHouston and @miFBIHouston.

The robber entered the southeast Houston bank at approximately 12:12 p.m. on Thursday, August 3. He approached the counter and handed the teller a note saying "this is a robbery I don't want to hurt anyone". The teller handed the robber an undisclosed amount of cash. He put it in a black briefcase and fled the scene on foot in an unknown direction. No getaway vehicle was seen by witnesses and no one was physically hurt during the robbery. 

The bank robber is described as a black male in his 50s, approximately 5’8”-6’ tall, heavy set, with short graying hair and goatee. He wore white pants, a yellow plaid shirt, a tan ‘newsboy’ type hat, a silver-colored watch, and sunglasses.

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 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.  

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