'Reckless Robber' holds up another bank

Man suspected in several bank robberies across Texas


SPRING, Texas --

A man the FBI has dubbed the "reckless robber," who is suspected in bank robberies across the state, robbed a Spring bank on Thursday, KPRC Local 2 reported.

FBI officials said the man robbed the Wells Fargo Bank in the 1400 block of Spring Cypress Road at about 10 a.m.

Investigators said he entered the bank and loudly announced that he was committing a robbery.

The man pulled out a gun, went up to the teller's counter and threw a red mesh bag on the counter, officials said. He demanded the tellers to put cash into the bag, investigators said.

Detectives said he put the gun to the head of one of the tellers and threatened to hurt him if his demands were not met.

The robber was described as white or Hispanic, 35 to 40 years old, 5 feet 10 inches to 6 feet tall with a stocky build, light complexion and clean-shaven with short hair. He was last seen wearing a blue short-sleeved work shirt with a city of Houston patch on the chest pocket, dark pants and sunglasses.

Investigators said the "reckless robber" is believed to be responsible for more than a dozen bank robberies in the Houston area and several in Austin and San Antonio.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 713-222-TIPS.

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