Police searching for suspect in East Austin bank robbery

AUSTIN - A man walked into a bank in East Austin and demanded money while armed with a weapon, Austin police confirmed Wednesday.

Police said the robbery happened at the International Bank of Commerce in the 2800 block of East Cesar Chavez Street at 4:43 p.m. The suspect demanded an undisclosed amount of money before leaving the scene, police said.

No one was injured.

The suspect is described as a man in his late 20s to early 30s,  5-foot-2, 160 to 170 pounds with possible facial hair. He was last seen wearing a dark ski mask, gloves, a short sleeve white t-shirt and blue jeans,

Austin police are investigating. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call the Robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092.

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