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CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) The FBI’s Bank Robbery Task Force is asking for the public’s help in identifying an individual who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank, located on Almeda Genoa Road in Houston Tuesday afternoon.

Authorities provide details of the crime: “At approximately 3:40 p.m., a man walked into the bank and passed a note to a teller demanding money. After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, he left the bank. No one was physically hurt.”

The suspect is described as a white male,who stands approximately 5’10” – 5’11”. Officials believe that he is in his late 30’s to early 40’s. He weighs approximately 250 pounds and is described by officials as “heavy set”. “He wore a blue baseball cap, blue jacket and blue denim jeans. Bank surveillance photographs are attached to the end of this press release,” added officials with the FBI.

“Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber, or any felony suspect. If you have information about this crime, please call the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 713-222-TIPS (8477), or the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000,” stated authorities.

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