HOUSTON (CBS Houston) The FBI in collaboration with the Bryan Police Department are seeking three men who are responsible for a car-jacking as well as a bank robbery.
Officials provide details of the crimes: “At about 9:20 a.m., three men assaulted a man and robbed him of his vehicle, a 2001 white Ford Taurus, in the 4100 block of Oaklawn in Bryan, Texas. The victim received minor injuries. He was later treated at a local hospital, and released.”
“At 10:52 a.m., the same three men are suspected in the robbery of the Commerce National Bank, located at 3020 E. 29th Street in Bryan, Texas. Two men entered the bank, displayed firearms, and demanded money. The men fled the area in the stolen vehicle from the earlier assault and car-jacking. The third man is suspected to have assisted by driving one of the getaway vehicles. The stolen vehicle was abandoned and recovered by police at the Grove Apartments located at 3130 E. 29th Street in Bryan, Texas. The robbers got away with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was physically hurt during the bank robbery.”
Authorities are describing the first robbery suspect as a heavy set Black male with a mustache. At the time of the robbery, he was wearing a dark T-shirt, blue jeans and a baseball cap.
The second robber is described as a Black male with a medium build wearing a grey “hoodie” with dark pants and his face covered.
The third robber is also a Black male, believed to be in his twenties, 6’- 6’1”, 200 – 225 pounds with hair that may have been spray painted. He also has his coif styled as Mohawk. “He [also] wore a ‘hoodie’, and had a tattoo on his right hand that possibly said ‘boss’”, added officials.
“Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of these robbers,” added authorities.
Anyone with information about this crime, is being urged to call the Crime Stoppers’ Tip Line at 713-222-TIPS (8477), the Houston office of the FBI at 713-693-5000, or the Bryan Police Department Criminal Investigative Division at 979-209-5316.