Authorities looking for serial Cen-Tex bank robber

POSTED: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 12:53pm
UPDATED: Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 1:17pm

Authorities are searching high and low for a man who has allegedly knocked off three banks in the past month.

On Thursday, at around 2:30 p.m., a man entered the Fort Worth Community Credit Union, on the 1900 block of S Main Street in Weatherford, and gave a note to the teller stating he would harm her if she did not hand over money. The teller complied and the robber left with an undisclosed amount of cash, then ran from the scene. No weapon was shown during the incident.

The suspect is described as a white male wearing a yellow and blue, horizontal striped, Polo type short sleeved shirt and a light blue or gray Texas Rangers ball cap with the red “T” insignia on the front. It appears that he also wore a teal or green colored undershirt. He was also wearing blue denim shorts and white shoes.

Weatherford Police Department investigators have been in contact with the FBI in regards to this robbery. It has been determined that this suspect is also believed to be involved in bank robberies in the Lacy Lakeview on August 8 and Alvarado on August 10.

The Weatherford Police Department is encouraging anyone who may have information on this crime or who may have seen anything suspicious in the area during this time frame to contact Sgt James Peel or Sgt Wendy Field with the Weatherford Police Department at (817) 598-4345/ 817-598-Up to a $1,000 reward will be paid for information about this crime and you may remain anonymous.


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