Surveillance Photo of Bank Robbery Suspect Released
January 4, 2007 -- Investigators
with the Houston Police Department Robbery Division and the FBI
Bank Robbery Task Force are seeking the public's assistance in
identifying a robbery suspect wanted in an incident at the Washington
Mutual Bank located at 3636 Old Spanish Trail on January 2, 2007
at 12:35 p.m.
The suspect is described as a Hispanic or possibly
mixed-race male, about 45 to 50 years of age, 5 feet 4 inches
to 5 feet 8 inches tall, with a slim to medium build (approximately
140 to 160 pounds). He was wearing a gray wool cap and a zip-up,
green hooded jacket. A surveillance
photo of the wanted suspect is attached to this news release.
HPD Robbery Division/FBI Bank Robbery Task Force
Sergeant D. Ryza reported:
The suspect entered the Washington Mutual Bank
at 3636 Old Spanish Trail and waited in line to be called by the
next available teller. He presented a teller with a note demanding
money and stating he had a gun. The teller, although fearing for
her safety and that of her coworkers, attempted to stall the suspect
by telling him she did not have any money. The suspect told her
not to push any buttons and to give him an envelope with cash.
The teller complied and the suspect quickly left the bank. The
suspect was seen driving away in an older model two-door silver
Anyone with information in this case is urged
to contact the FBI Bank Robbery Task Force at 713-693-5000 or
Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.
information, please contact the HPD Public Affairs Division at