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Officials: ‘Rush Hour Bank Robber’ Targets Houston Bank

By: CICELY MITCHELL
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) The FBI-Houston division is seeking a bank robbery suspect they have nicknamed “The Rush Hour Bank Robber”.

Officials provide details of the robbery: “At about 5:00 p.m., the robber entered the Wells Fargo Bank located at 235 West 20th Street in Houston, Texas. He walked up to the counter and handed a teller a threatening note demanding money. Witnesses were not sure if the man was armed with a weapon. The teller gave the man some cash. He was last seen walking east on West 20th Street. No one was physically hurt.”

(credit: FBI- Houston)

(credit: FBI- Houston)

Authorities describe the suspect as a white man, possibly in his sixties who stands between 5’10” to 6’0”. He also weights between 160 to 180 pounds with a thin to medium build and a pale complexion. “He was unshaven with gray whiskers,” added officials. “He wore a black baseball-style hat, a black work-style jacket, and work boots.”

Anyone with information about this crime is being asked to call Crime Stoppers. Tipsters could receive up to $5,000.00 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber.

(credit: FBI- Houston)

(credit: FBI- Houston)

“If you have information about this case, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477), or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000″, stated officials.

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