Austin police search for bank robbery suspect

Image 1 of 2


Austin police and the FBI are searching for a bank robbery suspect from an incident that happened Saturday. 

The Austin Police Department says the suspect came into the BB&T Bank located at 6929 Airport Blvd around 12:30. Police say the suspect displayed a handgun and demanded cash. The suspect then left the scene on foot. 

Police describe the suspect as a black male, 5'8" and about 160 pounds. Police say he was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, black shoes, a white knitted mask and white gloves. 

APD is asking the public to contact them with any information at (512) 974-5092.