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Lubbock police investigating bank robbery near Texas Tech


Late Friday morning, Lubbock police officers responded to the report of a robbery at a Wells Fargo Branch located at 1215 University Ave.

Investigators said the suspect walked into the bank and handed a teller a hand written note demanding cash. The teller complied with the suspect’s demands and handed over an undetermined amount of cash.

The suspect did not display a weapon nor did he indicate to have one. He then walked out of the store and left in an unknown direction.

Witnesses described the suspect as a black male, 6’02”, 200-230 lbs., bald and wearing a grey zip-up hoodie, blue jeans and tennis shoes.

Detectives from the Person Crimes Unit responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. Agents from the Federal Bureau of Investigation are also assisting.

Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to call Crime Line at 806-741-1000.

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