Police on lookout for SW Austin bank robber

Austin police are on the lookout for a man who robbed the American Bank of Commerce located at 2201 W. Ben White Boulevard on March 29 just before noon.

It happened at around 11:47 a.m. Police say the suspect entered the bank and displayed a weapon and demanded money. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

Police say while leaving the suspect may have discharged a round from a firearm. No one was hurt.

The suspect fled the scene in a four door red Dodge regular cab pickup. He is described as follows:

  • Male
  • About 5'8" tall
  • Around 160 pounds
  • Last seen wearing: black sunglasses, long sleeve khaki shirt, blue jeans, a burnt orange with white Longhorn clothing item over his head.

The case remains under investigation by APD Robbery detectives. Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the Robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. 

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