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Federal Bureau of Investigation
News Release
Friday, February 02, 2018

Up to $5,000 Cash Reward

HOUSTON - The FBI Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help identifying and locating the man who has robbed three Houston banks in five days. 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. 

The first robbery happened at approximately 11:09 a.m. on Friday, January 26, 2018 at the JP Morgan Chase Bank at 1102 Silber in northwest Houston.  The suspect entered the bank, approached the teller, and passed a note that demanded money. Once an undisclosed amount was handed over, the suspect left on foot. The second robbery happened at approximately 2:00 p.m. on January 30, 2018 at the Bank of America at 2223 Gessner.  The suspect was unsuccessful and left with no money.  Thirty minutes later at 2:34 p.m. the suspect entered the JP Morgan Chase Bank at 2305 Wirt Rd. He passed a note and walked off with an undisclosed amount of money. 

The suspect is described as a Hispanic or Middle Eastern male in his late 20s, approximately 5’11” tall, and weighing 170-180 pounds. He wore a black baseball cap and a black jacket in the first robbery.  In the second, he wore a black leather jacket and dark jeans.

Bank surveillance photographs of the suspect and his vehicle are attached. They can also be found 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 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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