Another reminder to watch who follows you after a bank or ATM visit. A Garda armored truck was the target of a robbery at the Bank of America in the 6700 block of Stella Link in West University this morning. West University Police were called to a robbery in progress at the bank around 9: 30 a.m. Police say the armored driver was taking a money bag when 2 suspects attacked him from behind. Police say the suspects were armed with guns and gone when they arrived The robbers fled in a gray SUV heading west on Bellaire Boulevard.
If you have any information in finding or identifying the suspects and the get-a-way vehicle, West University Police say to contact the FBI Task Force at 713-693-5000, the West University Place Police Department at 713-668-0330 or email police at firstname.lastname@example.org. Anonymous tips are welcome.
Last Friday afternoon, a mother and her 9-year-old son were robbed by an armed suspect in the parking lot of Bellaire United Methodist Church. KTRK-TV reports the robbery suspect or suspects followed the woman to the church after she cashed a check from the Bank of America at Kirby and Bissonnet. If you have information leading to the suspect or suspects’ arrest, contact the Bellaire Police Department at 713-662-8123.