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Tyler Police investigate robbery at Tyler area bank

Released by the Tyler Police Department:

On 10-19-2012 at approximately 1542 hrs., Tyler police officers responded to a bank robbery at Austin Bank located at 5515 Old Bullard Road.  When officers arrived on scene they learned that a white male in his mid 30's, approximately 6 foot tall, wearing a striped shirt, dark colored zip up hooded jacket, a white Texas Ranger's baseball cap with a red "T" on the front and blue jeans approached a teller and passed her a note demanding money.  After receiving an undisclosed amount of cash, the suspect exited the bank and left the area on foot.  Officer's searched the neighborhood around the bank but were unable to located the suspect.  Investigators with the major crimes unit, as well as the FBI arrived soon after and began investigating.  A photo of the suspect is attached to this email.    


Anyone with information about this about this bank robbery is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-CUFF (903-597-2833).  Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any felony case.

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