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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Suspects Sought in Connection with Woodforest Bank Branch Robbery


FBI Releases Surveillance Photos of the Robbers

The Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the two men man who robbed the Woodforest Bank inside the Walmart at 13003 Tomball Parkway in Houston, Texas on May 23, 2012. Bank surveillance video captured photos of both men during the robbery. The photos can be viewed below. At approximately 9:50 a.m., the men entered the bank and approached the teller counter. One of the robbers jumped the counter, threatened tellers, and demanded cash. Both robbers gestured with their hands inside their clothing as if they were concealing weapons. No weapons were seen by the tellers. The men got some cash and exited the bank. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The first robber is described a black male in his late 20s, 6’3” tall, 180-200 pounds, with a light complexion. He wore a blue Detroit baseball cap, long-sleeved blue shirt, and jeans. The second robber is described as a black male in his late 20s, 5’11”–6’0” tall, with a darker complexion. He wore a dark blue baseball cap, white and red striped polo shirt, and sunglasses.

Crime Stoppers is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of these robbers. 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.

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