Rover considers note to Texas bank clerk that he has not received his stimulus and is asking for money
“I have not received a COVID stimulus check”: police hunt bank robber who issued a note that threatened to shoot if she did not give him money because he “lost his company to the pandemic and received no help”
- A masked man who robbed a bank in Houston, Texas handed a note to a counter claiming he never got his coronavirus stimulus check
- The robber also claimed in the note that he lost his company during the pandemic and warned that if he did not get his money, he would shoot
- The suspect targeted the Woodforest National Bank earlier this month and got away with an undisclosed amount of cash
- Houston Police have released images of the note and suspect and contacted the public for help finding the suspect in the July 8 robbery
A masked banker who claimed he had never received his coronavirus stimulus and lost his affairs during the pandemic in a note handed to a Texas bank employee got away with an undisclosed amount of cash, police said.
The man is wanted for the Woodforest National Bank robbery at 9700 Hillcroft Avenue in Houston on July 8, said local police, who have requested the public’s help in finding the suspect.
He entered the bank that morning with a black bandana over his face and said he wanted to withdraw money when he slipped a note to one of the bank employees.
Police in Houston, Texas, released on July 8 images of a masked man wanted for the Woodforest National Bank robbery at 9700 Hillcroft Avenue in Houston, local police said. The suspect is depicted in one of several images released by the police
Another image released by the authorities depicts the suspect with a black bandana covering his face and a note outgoing announcing the robbery to one of the bank tellers
“I didn’t get an incentive or that 10,000 loan,” the note read, according to one of many images tweeted by the police on Thursday about the robbery that happened around 9 p.m.
“I lost my business to Covid, so please make this easy and comply. I don’t want to hurt anyone, but do it if I have to, “the robber said in the note.
He warned, “Any suspicious move and I’ll start shooting, so please get my money. Do not make anything noticeable. ‘
The suspect then turned around and left with an undisclosed amount, according to investigators from the Houston robbery unit.
No weapons were shown and the suspect was believed to have escaped on foot, investigators said.
The suspect was described as a creature in his thirties and about 6 feet tall.
The note pushed to the bank employee is depicted among the images released by the police
A rear view of the suspect shows the back of his True Religion brand jacket
In the footage released by police, he wore a black hooded sweatshirt under a True Religion varsity letter jacket.
The jacket, similar to that of high school and college students, had the number 02 and the letters TR sewn in red on the front and back. A large patch for wild cats is also sewn on the back of the jacket.
Houston police had no additional information about the bank robbery when DailyMail.com contacted them. The FBI is also investigating.
Anyone with information is requested to contact the Houston Police Department through their Crime Stoppers hotline, 713-222-8477. Callers may be eligible for a $ 5,000 reward if the information helps locate and convict the suspect.