Police investigating first bank robbery of the year
Updated: 01/03/2013 02:46 PM
By: YNN Staff
Austin police are looking for a man they say is responsible for the city’s first bank robbery of 2013.
The robbery occurred Wednesday at the Woodforest National Bank inside the Walmart off Interstate-35 near Slaughter Lane.
Investigators say the male suspect entered the bank, displayed a note and left with an undisclosed amount of cash.
He is described to have the following characteristics, per APD:
• White or light skinned Hispanic male
• Mid 20s
• Blue-green eyes
• Thin scruffy beard
The suspect was last seen wearing a tan baseball cap with black shoes that had red soles, a white and blue-striped jacket and a hooded sweatshirt, according to police.
Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call APD Robbery Detectives at (512) 974-5092 or Crime Stoppers at (512) 472-TIPS. Information leading to an arrest or charges could be subject to a $1,000 reward.
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