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Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Robbery of Wells Fargo Bank Branch in Cypress


Surveillance Photos Released of Suspect

The Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the man who robbed the Wells Fargo Bank located at 25694 Northwest Freeway in Cypress, Texas, on June 25, 2012. Bank surveillance video captured good photographs of the man during the robbery; these photos are below.

At approximately 12:18 p.m., the man entered the bank and handed the teller a threatening note that demanded cash. The teller complied and gave the man some money. The robber fled the area in a stolen vehicle, which was recovered a short distance from the bank. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The robber was described a black male in his late 20s to early 30s, 5’5” to 6’0” tall, 200 pounds, with a dark complexion.

To date, the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force has responded to 88 bank robberies in the Houston and Harris County area in 2012.

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