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‘Cowboy’ bank robber on the loose

February 7, 2008

Police say a man dressed like a cowboy robbed a Wells Fargo Bank Wednesday afternoon.

Just before 2 p.m. the suspect walked into the bank, located at 811 Sheldon Road in Channelview, and asked the teller to hand over the money, police said.
The suspect is described between 30 to 38 years old, 5’7″ to 5’8″ tall, 140 to 180 pounds,slim build, olive to medium complexion, with short brown hair and a trimmed beard and mustache. He was wearing a black cowboy hat, dark sunglasses, tan shirt, blue jeans, and boots.
According to police, the suspect fled the scene and no getaway vehicle was spotted.
No one was hurt.
Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or call your local FBI office.

Posted by jjimenez at February 7, 2008 4:10 PM

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Actually, I thought this was the story on the Wells Fargo bank robbery in Brookshire yesterday at noon by a guy with a long white beard that looked like Santa Claus.. Guess we won’t make the news on this one! No clue how much money he got tho..


Posted by: Mary at February 8, 2008 5:08 AM

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