Odessa Police Searching for Suspect in Bank Robbery

Odessa Police Searching for Suspect in Bank Robbery

The Odessa Police Department is asking for assistance with any information on a bank robbery that occurred Thursday morning.

Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation responded to BBVA Compass bank on East 42nd Street in reference to the robbery right before 11 a.m.

Witnesses told police a man entered the front doors of the bank, walked up to the teller and handed the teller a note demanding cash. The teller gave the man an undisclosed amount.

The man then left the bank.

Police say no weapons were involved and no one was injured.

The suspect is described as a black man dressed as a woman, wearing a long, black wig and baggy clothes. Police say he is between 5'6" and 5'8".
No suspects have been named at the time.

The robbery is currently under investigation by Odessa Police and the FBI.

If you have any information, please contact Odessa Police, the FBI or you can call Odessa Crimsetoppers at (432) 333-TIPS.