Bank of America robbery suspect fled on bicycle, police say


AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police are searching for a north Austin bank robbery suspect who fled on a bicycle Monday morning, officials said. 

The robbery was reported at 9:21 a.m. at a Bank of America at the 7900 block of Shoal Creek Boulevard.

APD officer Bino Cardenas said responding officers were told the robbery suspect had fled on a bicycle. The bank manager told police, “the suspect entered, demanded money and brandished a handgun,” Cardenas said. 

The suspect is described as a black man, in his 30s, approximately six feet tall, with a medium build and short black hair, Cardenas said. He was described as wearing a green hoodie jacket, black pants and carrying a black bag. The suspect’s getaway bicycle was described as having a blue frame. 

This is the sixth bank robbery Austin police are investigating this year. 

Anyone with information about the suspect or what happened is asked to call the APD Robbery Unit at (512) 974-5072 or call 911. You can also provide an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers at  512-472-TIPS.

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