(HOUSTON, TX) – The FBI
Violent Crime Task Force needs the public’s help in identifying and locating
the bank robber dubbed “The Baby Blue Bandit” who struck again, but this time
he wore black. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000
for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the suspect.
On August 6, 2020, at
approximately 9:24 a.m., the man walked into the First Convenience Bank located
at 5801 S. Gessner Rd. He approached an open teller station, presented a note
demanding cash and threatened the teller. The teller complied, fearing for
personal safety. The suspect ran away with an undisclosed amount of money and
was seen heading southbound on S. Gessner Rd.
The FBI Violent Crime Task
Force is also seeking the identity of this suspect in connection with a robbery
that took place at the First Convenience Bank located within a Kroger at 9919
Westheimer Rd., in Houston, Texas on Wednesday, July 29, 2020. Find those
details at: https://www.houstonpolicerobbery.org/2020/08/identity-of-west-houston-bank-robbery.html
“The Baby Blue Bandit” is now
described as a light-skinned African-American male, between in his 30s or 40s,
approximately 5’9” tall with a thin body build. The suspect wore a black hoodie
with the hood up with an unknown logo on the front, a white mask, white gloves,
a black do-rag, black sunglasses, black pants, and black sneakers.
New bank surveillance photos
of the suspect are attached and posted on Twitter @FBIHouston.
Crime Stoppers of Houston is
offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification and arrest
of this bank robber. If you have any information, please call the Crime
Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS (8477) or the FBI Houston Field Office at
(713) 693-5000. Text TIP610 plus your tip to CRIMES (274637) or visit www.crime-stoppers.org.
Tips may also be submitted to Crime Stoppers through the Crime Stoppers of
Houston app, which can be downloaded at the app store for both iPhone and
Android devices. All tipsters remain anonymous.