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Crime Of The Week: June 12th

The Corpus Christi Police Department is working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation to solve a violent bank robbery.

Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019
Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019

A bank teller was sprayed in the face with wasp spray.

The robbers are still on the loose.

It’s our Crime Of The Week.

Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019
Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019

The Robbery happened on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at the Postal Employees Credit Union located at 6810 Saratoga Blvd.

According to investigators, the men walk in sprayed the teller and camera before jumping over the counter and demanding money.

Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019
Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019

The bank teller was not seriously hurt.

Connor Hagan the FBI Public Affairs Officer says, ” This was a particularly violent robbery. A lot of times we don’t see robbers off the bat going in and spraying someone with wasp spray. We particularly don’t see that before they made any demands. This was an innocent teller going about her everyday business. These guys came in and really ruined the day for her.”

Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019
Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019

Both men who were dressed as construction workers were able to get away with an undisclosed amount of money.

The males were described as Hispanic males, one standing 5’7″ and the other standing 5’2″.

Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019
Crime Of The Week: June 12, 2019

Anyone who can identify the men, or has information about this bank robbery should call Crime Stoppers at 888-TIPS.

Crime Stoppers guarantees to keep your identity secret and if the information leads to an arrest, it could earn you up to $2,500.

Lisa Leal

Lisa Leal

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