The Houston FBI Bank Robbery Task Force is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the two men man who robbed the Woodforest Bank branch inside the Walmart at 2740 Gessner Road in Houston, Texas on May 15, 2012. Bank surveillance video captured photos of one of the men during the robbery; the photos are below.
At approximately 2:30 p.m., the men entered the bank and approached the teller counter. The robber pictured in the surveillance photos handed a threatening demand note to the teller. The teller gave him some cash. The second robber remained at the teller counter with the robber pictured in the photos. Both exited the bank. No getaway vehicle was observed. No one was physically hurt during the robbery.
The robber pictured in the photographs is described a black male, 25-30 years old, 5’10”-6’0” tall, with a thin build and a medium complexion. He wore a blue sweatshirt, red baseball-style hat, and sunglasses. According to witnesses, he had large lips. He also had a tattoo of the word “tootie” or “tootsie” on the left side of his neck, along with other tattoos on his neck. The second robber is described as a black male, 25-30 years old, 5’10” tall, with a medium build and a dark complexion. He wore a sweatshirt, baseball-style hat, 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.