The Woodlands Hit With Rash of Bank Robberies

By: Joe Brown Email
By: Joe Brown Email

Four recent bank robberies in The Woodlands area prompts a public appeal from the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office which is asking anyone with information on the crimes to come forward.

The first heist happened February 11 at the Wachovia Bank on Woodlands Parkway. The suspect is described as a white male in his 20's wearing sunglasses and a hat. No one ever saw a weapon and the man fled the bank on foot.

The second robbery took place February 20 at Chase Bank on Kuykendahl Road. The suspect is a white male, late 20's to early 30's, dressed in camouflage with sunglasses and a hat. In this incident, a gun was displayed, and again the robber left on foot.

The third robbery happened March 5 when a white male entered the Wells Fargo Bank on West Panther Creek in the Woodlands. The robber was 6'-0" to 6'-2" tall, weighing approximately 230 pounds with a shaved head and sunglasses. He had a gun and left on foot.

The latest holdup took place March 11 when a white male entered Chase Bank on West Panther Creek in the Woodlands. He was wearing sunglasses, a hat and dreadlocks. He told the tellers he had a bomb, and fled on foot.

If you have any information that could help out authorities, call the Montgomery County Crime Stoppers at 800-392-STOP.

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