Bank Robber in Custody

UPDATE – March 2, 2019

In a joint investigation with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Killeen Police Department Violent Crimes Unit, the suspect was identified.  The suspect was located in rural Bell County and with the assistance of the FBI and the Bell County Sheriff’s Department SWAT Team, the suspect was arrested without incident early this morning.  The suspect is in custody and pending arraignment.  Further information will be released as it becomes available.

The Killeen Police Department would like to thank everyone involved for their assistance in quickly identifying this suspect.

Killeen Police Investigate a Bank Robbery.

On Friday, March 1, 2019, at approximately 12:56 p.m., Killeen Police received a 911 call in reference to a bank robbery at the 1stNational Bank located at 4304 E. Central Texas Expressway.

Officers’ were told that a male entered the bank, approached the teller and presented a note demanding money. The teller complied and the suspect fled in a black pick-up truck in an unknown direction.

The suspect is described as a white male in his 50’s, approximately 5’6”-5”8” tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds with a mustache and goatee. He was last seen wearing a black coat with a plaid scarf, a multi-color shirt, black pants and a black ball cap. 

Detectives are asking anyone who has information about this Robbery, to contact Crime Stoppers at 254-526-TIPS (8477) or go online at  You can also download the P3Tips App for IOS or Android and give an anonymous tip.  All information is confidential and anonymous and if your tip leads to the arrest of the person responsible, you could be eligible to receive a reward up to $1,000 in cash.

Ofelia Miramontez 
Public Affairs
Killeen Police Department

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