Austin PD asks for help in identifying robbery suspects who targeted banks inside grocery stores

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are asking for the public’s help in identifying three suspects in two separate robberies.

Austin police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery on Oct. 15. (Courtesy: Austin PD)
Austin police are searching for a suspect in a bank robbery on Oct. 15. (Courtesy: Austin PD)

Austin police say the first robbery happened just after 12:30 p.m. on Oct. 15 at the First Convenience Bank at the H-E-B located at 1000 E. 41st Street.

A man entered the bank and handed a note to the bank teller. The teller gave the suspect cash, and the suspect then walked out of the H-E-B, according to police. He was last seen in the passenger seat of a silver car leaving the parking lot.

The man was last seen wearing a gray t-shirt, dark pants and a white/black/gray hat.

Austin PD are asking for the public's help in identifying two bank robbery suspects. (Courtesy: APD)
Austin PD are asking for the public’s help in identifying two bank robbery suspects. (Courtesy: APD)

Austin police are also asking for the public’s help in identifying two suspects accused of robbing a Woodforest National Bank inside of a Walmart on E. Ben White Boulevard at 10:16 a.m. on Oct. 18.

Police say a man entered the bank and presented a note to the bank teller. The teller gave the man cash, and he joined a woman and walked to a silver car in the parking lot.

The pair drove westbound on E. Ben White Boulevard.

The man was last seen wearing a black hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black tennis shoes. The woman was last seen wearing a black and pink hooded sweatshirt, a gray shirt with yellow “Minions,” blue jeans and white shoes.

The silver car in the second robbery was described as a gray Nissan with damage to the passenger side front door.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Austin police at (512) 974-5092 or use the Crime Stoppers tip line at (512) 472-TIPS.

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