Austin police investigating 9th bank robbery of 2018

The Austin Police Department is investigating a string of bank robberies. The latest, the ninth one, took place this morning.

Police say just after 9 a.m. a suspect entered the Compass Bank in the 5700 block of Cameron Road in East Austin armed with a gun.

The suspect demanded money and took off. He is described as a black male with hazel eyes last seen wearing a dark hoodie, ski mask, ski jeans and boots.