WEIMAR, Texas – The FBI is asking the public for help in locating and identifying a bank robbery suspect who threatened to set off a bomb if he didn’t get cash.
The robbery happened in Weimar — about 110 miles east of San Antonio.
According to the FBI, at 1:22 p.m. on March 30, a man entered the Hill Bank & Trust Co., located at 201 E. Main Street, and demanded money from the bank teller. Officials are calling the man the “Bank Bomb Bandit” after he threatened to set off a bomb if the teller did not give him money.
The FBI says the man made off with an undisclosed amount of money.
#Breaking The FBI Safe Streets Task Force Seeks Your Assistance to Identify and Locate the “Bank Bomb Bandit”. He struck a Hill Bank & Trust Co. located at 201 E. Main Street in Weimar, TX on March 30.
— FBI Houston (@FBIHouston) April 5, 2021
Witnesses describe the man to be in his late 30s to early 50s and had a medium build. He was last seen wearing a gray hoodie, black sweatpants, a light gray hat with writing on the front, black shoes with white soles and a black cloth facemask.
Officials say the man was driving a light gray or silver-colored sedan.
Crime Stoppers may pay up to $1,000 for information leading to the identification, charging and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app.