APD searches for bank robbery suspect

(Austin Police Department)

The Austin Police Department is searching for a suspect in a bank robbery. On Wednesday, Aug. 31, a suspect entered the Wells Fargo Bank at 501 South Congress Ave. and demanded money from the teller.

This happened just after 4 p.m. on Wednesday. The suspect left the scene with an undisclosed amount of cash. 

No weapon was displayed and no injuries were reported.

Suspect Description:

  • Black Male in his late 20s
  • White or grey t-shirt
  • Red hat
  • Black and white checkered shirt over his head

This 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 text “Tip 103” + your message to CRIMES. You may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000 if your tip leads to an arrest or charges being filed. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android. This is Austin’s 12th bank robbery of 2016.