POSTED: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 1:43pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 1:48pm
Houston, Texas (FBI) — The FBI is asking for you help in solving a recent armored car heist.
The heist happened in broad daylight outside a busy shopping center on Tuesday, August 13, 2013.
It happened around 2:15 p.m., a lone robber armed with a handgun approached a Carrier for the Loomis Armored Car Service during a stop at the Movie Tavern in the 15000 block of North Freeway in Houston, Texas.
The robber racked the slide of his gun as he pointed it at the Carrier. The robber than grabbed the bag and ran east along the sidewalk and towards the North Freeway.
Witnesses saw the robber getting into a dark colored Pontiac sedan driven by an unknown person.
Fortunately no one was injured in this incident.
The armed robber is described as a black male, about 25 to 30 years old, 5 feet 9 inches to 6 feet 2 inches tall, 190 pounds with a medium build, a medium complexion.
The man had a goatee, a black t-shirt, black basketball shorts, black Jordan tennis shoes, and a black ball cap.
He carried a black semi-automatic pistol in his left hand during the robbery.
Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and arrest of this robber.
If anyone has any information about the crime, please call the Crime Stoppers tip line at 713-222-TIPS(8477) or the Houston Field Office of the FBI at 713-693-5000.