AUSTIN - Austin police is responding to a bank robbery at IBC Bank Friday near the 10400 block of FM 2222.
The Austin Police Department said the robbery occurred around 12:30 p.m. and that a man armed with a handgun came into the bank and demanded cash. Officials said he took an undisclosed amount of cash and left the bank on foot. No injuries were reported.
Officials described the suspect as a 6-foot-tall white male in his 50s with a thick build and unshaven face. He was reported to be wearing a dark blue jacket with a dark colored hat and pants.
APD is requesting people to avoid the area at this time and asks anyone with more information to contact the APD.
This is the second time this location has been robbed in the last two weeks. This IBC Bank was previously robbed on Dec. 22, 2017.
APD working Bank Robbery #2 at IBC Bank in the 10400 block of FM 2222. Please avoid the area at this time. Media staging area TBD. PIO Sr. Officer D. Winston en route. -APD PIO— Austin Police Dept (@Austin_Police) January 5, 2018
This story will be updated when more information that becomes available.
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