Austin Police Searching for Man Suspected of Robbing the Same Bank Twice
The Austin Police Department’s Robbery Unit is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect involved in two recent bank robberies at the A + Federal Credit Union located at 6420 E Highway 290. The incidents occurred on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, at 12:20 p.m., and again on Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 3:23 p.m.
During both incidents, the suspect, described as a black male aged between 16 to 22 years old, approximately 5’4”-5’6” tall with a thin build and long dreads/twists past his nose, approached a bank teller, demanded cash, and threatened to shoot the teller. The suspect managed to flee the scene on both occasions with an undisclosed amount of money. The police have released the suspect’s description and photos to aid in the identification process.
On Thursday, September 28, 2023, the suspect was observed wearing a gray hoodie, gray pants, a white UT Longhorns visor, red shoes, and carrying a black backpack. During the initial incident on Wednesday, June 21, 2023, the suspect was seen wearing gray cargo-style pants, a black or very dark-colored hoodie with a front pocket pouch, a solid red hat, a purple and pink marbling/swirl design facemask, white tennis shoes, and a dark backpack.
Authorities have not confirmed whether the suspect was armed or if they used a vehicle during the robberies. At this time, the investigation indicates that there is only one suspect involved in these incidents.
Anyone with any information should contact APD’s Robbery unit at 512-974-5092. You may submit your tip anonymously through the Capital Area Crime Stoppers Program by visiting austincrimestoppers.org or calling 512-472-8477. A reward of up to $1,000 may be available for any information that leads to an arrest.