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FBI SEEKS ARMED “SPORTS SCOUNDRELS” FOR BANK ROBBERY
News Release
Friday, January 11, 2019

$5,000 Reward Offered for Information

(HOUSTON, TX) – The FBI’s Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help identifying and locating two men who robbed a Woodforest Bank in southwest Houston on Thursday, January 10, 2019. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to a $5,000 reward for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the robbers.

The holdup occurred at approximately 6:46 p.m. at the Woodforest Bank inside the Walmart located at 9700 Hillcroft Avenue.

The first suspect entered the bank, approached a teller, and demanded for cash while displaying a pistol to the teller. The second suspect also displayed a note to the teller demanding cash. Both fled in a dark blue sedan with an undisclosed amount of money. No physical injuries were reported.

The first suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid-20s, approximately 5’5” tall with an average build. He wore a red Nike hoodie, gray pants, and a black Chicago Blackhawks baseball cap. The second suspect is described as a black male in his early to mid-20s, approximately 5’8” tall with a slim build. He wore a dark colored hoodie with gray sleeves, black pants, and a black and turquoise Memphis Grizzlies baseball cap.

Additionally, the first suspect is believed to have robbed the Bank of America located at 9660 Hillcroft Avenue on December 27, 2018. During that robbery, the suspect was wearing a Houston Astros Championship baseball cap.

Photographs of the suspects are attached. They can also be found on Twitter @FBIHouston

Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest of this robber. If you have any information, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the FBI Houston Field Office at (713) 693-5000. Tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through their website, www.crime-stoppers.org, or the Houston Crime Stoppers mobile phone app which can be downloaded for both iPhone and Android devices. All tipsters remain anonymous.



 




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