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$5,000 reward offered as Waco bank heist suspect remains at large

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Posted at 12:53 PM, May 16, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-17 12:12:17-04

WACO, Texas — A Waco bank is offering a $5,000 reward for information resulting in the arrest of a wanted male suspect.

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Around 9:35 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, officers were dispatched to 600 Hewitt Drive on reports of an aggravated bank robbery.

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The bank has since been identified as the First Convenience Bank located inside a Walmart on Hewitt Drive, according to the Waco Police Department.

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Officers said the suspect demanded money, threatened the bank employees, claimed to have a handgun, and tied their hands.

No major injuries were reported during this incident.

The male suspect is believed to be 18 to 30-years-old, his race unknown.

Standing at about 5 feet, 7 inches and weighing about 150 pounds, he is also described as having long curly brown hair with a beard.

He was last seen wearing a burnt orange shirt, black skinny jeans, brown oxford shoes and a single strap dark-colored shoulder bag, said police.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call Crime Stoppers at 254-753-4357.

The organization will also give a reward of up to $2,000 if the tip results in an arrest.

Callers are asked to provide information about the suspect's identity and/or whereabouts and reference case number 22-7151.

The San Antonio Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) – Waco Resident Agency is also assisting with this investigation.

To contact them, dial 210-225-6741 or submit a tip at tips.fbi.gov.