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Employees Tied Up During Bank Robbery

CICELY MITCHELL, CBS Houston
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HOUSTON (CBS Houston) Employees at a northwest Houston bank were tied up during a robbery Tuesday morning.

Authorities were called to the Wells Fargo bank on 34th at Highway 290 at around 7:35am. With the bank not having opened for daily operations and business yet, the suspect was still able to gain access into the building.

Officials initially indicated that no weapon had appeared to have been displayed by the robber. Upon their arrival, authorities found two female employees with their hands tied sitting inside the building Although those employees were restrained, they were not harmed. No  other employees were hurt or injured.

Authorities are describing the suspect who made off with an undisclosed amount of money, as a light-skinned male, who was wearing gray pants and a red shirt at the time of the robbery. He also sported a straw fedora with a black band and aviator sunglasses.

It is not clear to authorities if the suspect fled the scene in a vehicle or on foot. Officials continue their investigation into the robbery. The FBI is also assisting with the investigation into the robbery.

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