HOUSTON (CBS Houston) The efforts of a bank robber to get quick cash were quickly dashed by a quick-thinking teller who stalled him.
On Saturday, a man walked into the Chase Bank located on Almeda Road in Houston just after 9 a.m.
The FBI provides details of the incident: “The bank robbery happened at the Chase Bank located at 5445 Almeda Road in Houston, Texas around 9:20 a.m. [Saturday] morning. The bank robber entered the bank and handed a teller a threatening note demanding money. The teller stalled the bank robber and he walked away empty handed. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.”
The suspect is described as a black male approximately 26 to 28 years old standing around 5’8” to 511” tall. He also had a dark complexion and sported a goatee. “He wore a gray hoodie, blue jeans, a ball cap and eyeglasses,” added the FBI.
Anyone with information about this crime is asked to call Crime Stoppers. The FBI reminds the public that tipsters could be eligible for a cash reward for information leading to the arrest of this suspect. For individuals with tips, the FBI is asking them to call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477), or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.