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Friday, August 31, 2012

Bandaged Bandit Robs Comerica Bank Branch in Houston



The Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a bank robber who robbed a bank with a large bandage covering his left cheek and chin and bandages covering his right wrist and some of his fingers. It happened at the Comerica Bank located at 9997 Almeda Genoa in Houston, Texas, earlier this afternoon (August 29, 2012). Photographs from the robbery captured the bandit and his bandages and are at the conclusion of this press release.

At approximately 3:00 p.m., the man entered the bank, told a teller he was armed, and demanded money. He threatened he would shoot if the teller did not comply with his demands. The teller gave the man some cash. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.

The “Bandaged Bandit” was described as a white male, 40 to 55 years old, 6’2” tall, and weighing 260 to 280 pounds. He wore a large, white medical bandage covering his left cheek and chin and bandages covering his right wrist and some fingers.

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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