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3/14/05-VIDEO OF ROBBERY

Bank Robbers On The Loose

Two bank robbers are still on the loose tonight. Police say two black males robbed Austin Bank in Tyler at gunpoint this morning. Authorities say at 9:30 a.m, the two robbers, covered from head-to-toe, walked into the new Austin Bank in Tyler on SSW Loop 323. That's just across the street from the Hollywood Rose movie theatre.

The FBI says the two men ordered everyone down. The pair then jumped the counter and took an undetermined amount of money. One of the robbers was described as stocky; the other one had a smaller build. Both are approximately 5'9."

Authorities say the pair then escaped in a small silver truck. They headed east on Shaw street. Police say about six employees were in the bank at the time. Fortunately, no one was injured.

If you have any information on this, you're asked to call Tyler Police or the FBI. Crimestoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information that leads to the arrest of the robbers.

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