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Officials Seek Public’s Help In Capturing Bank Robber

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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) The FBI is seeking the assistance of the public in identifying a man who threatened tellers and robbed the Chase Bank located on FM 1960 West Tuesday afternoon.

The FBI provides details of Tuesday’s bank robbery: “At about 9:03 a.m., the man entered the bank and handed a teller a threatening note demanding money. The note indicated he was armed with a gun, but no weapon was seen by witnesses. The teller complied and gave the robber some cash. He exited the bank. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.”

This man robbed a Chase Bank on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. (credit: FBI/ Houston)

This man robbed a Chase Bank on Tuesday, January 15, 2013. (credit: FBI/ Houston)

The robber is described as a white male, believed to be between 25 – 35 years old and standing approximately 5’7”, and weighing 150 pounds. “He was unshaven and had brown hair. He wore a green ‘hoodie’ jacket with thin black horizontal stripes and jeans,” added the FBI.

Anyone with information about this robbery is being urged to call Crime Stoppers of Houston. The FBI reminds the public that tipsters can earn up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber, or any felony suspect. Tipsters that have information that can assist authorities are also being urged to call the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.

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