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Suspect arrested, charged in College Station bank robberies

Both are Wells Fargo banks, one at Southwest and Texas, the other at Rock Prairie and Longmire
Published: Jul. 20, 2021 at 3:14 PM CDT|Updated: Jul. 20, 2021 at 8:17 PM CDT
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COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KBTX) - College Station police have released the identity of the suspect involved in Tuesday’s bank robberies.

Waseem Khalil, 21, of Houston has been arrested and charged with two counts of robbery and evading in a vehicle.

College Station police say the bank robberies happened at two Wells Fargo banks. One bank is located at Southwest Parkway and Texas Avenue, the other at Rock Prairie Road and Longmire Drive, said authorities.

According to authorities, Khalil passed employees a note at both locations demanding money. He reportedly admitted to having a handgun in his pocket during both incidents.

Police say no one was injured in either of the robberies or during the pursuit.

CSPD officers were seen pursuing a vehicle south on Highway 6 where they arrested Khalil on the side of the highway near Navasota.

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