Texarkana Police Investigate the Latest Armed Bank Robbery in the City
The Texarkana Texas Police Department is actively investigating the armed robbery of a bank on this Wednesday morning.
According to the police department, the Wells Fargo Bank in the 1700 block of New Boston Road was targeted around 9:15 this morning.
Witnesses told authorities that the suspect waved a handgun around and demanded that the tellers give him money from the cash drawers. The suspect fled with an undetermined amount of money, and was seen fleeing the scene on a bicycle.
Police say a witness followed the individual to a house in the 100 block of Melton Street, where he abandoned the bicycle and was seen getting into the passenger side of a charcoal gray Toyota 4Runner. The vehicle was last seen headed west on New Boston Road.
The suspect is described by authorities as a black male around 5 feet 8 inches tall, weighing around 160 pounds, and was dressed in all black clothing at the time of the holdup.
If you have any information on this crime, your are urged to call Texarkana Texas Police at 903-798-3116 or Texarkana Area Crime Stoppers at 903-793-STOP.