Police say two men suspected in at least nine other bank robberies in the past two months were responsible for another crime today in our neighborhood. Around 10 a.m., the men allegedly held up the Bank of Texas in the 4200 block of Live Oak for the second time since December.
The suspected were armed with handguns, and at least one discharged his weapon during today’s robbery. Luckily, no one was injured. The men then fled on foot once they had the cash in hand.
One suspect is described as late 20s or early 30s, between 6-foot and 6-foot-4, about 210 pounds with a light complexion and short blonde hair. He wears sunglasses during the robberies and carries a handgun. The other is a white male, about 6-foot who wears a ski mask during the crimes and carries a revolver.
The danger of their crimes seems to be escalating — while the men have always been armed, in their past two robberies they have opened fire, although no injuries have been reported. Dallas police held a press conference about the crime spree this afternoon. Dallas Crime Stoppers are offering up to $15,000 for information leading to their arrest at 214.373.TIPS (8477).
The men are also suspected of robbing:
- UMB Bank, 4228 N. Central Expressway, on Jan. 24
- BBVA Compass, 6240 Mockingbird Lane, on Jan. 23
- UMB Bank, 4228 N. Central Expressway, on Jan. 4
- Bank of Texas, 4262 Live Oak Street, on Dec. 29
- Chambers Bank – 4418 Towson Ave. in Fort Smith, Ark., on Dec. 20
- Chase Bank – 6310 E Mockingbird Lane, Dec. 16
- Capital One Bank – 3647 W Northwest Highway, Dec. 14
- Wells Fargo Bank – 4301 Lovers Lane, Dec. 14
- Bank of America – 4023 Cedar Springs Road, Dec. 12
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