HPD, FBI search for Harlingen bank robber

Courtesy: Harlingen Police Dept.

Harlingen Police and the FBI are looking for a man who held up the Lone Star National Bank on Ed Carey Drive Tuesday morning.

Police say the suspect entered the bank lobby at 1900 Ed Carey Drive at 9:20 a.m. and approached a teller.

They say witnesses and video surveillance show the man demanding money from the teller after he showed the bank employee what appeared to be a handgun at his waistband.

The teller followed the bank’s safety protocols and gave the suspect money.

Investigators say the surveillance video shows the man ran from the bank westbound on Runnels Street and leaving in a gold or silver Nissan pickup.

The suspect was wearing a black jacket, black and gray pants and a black mask.

No one was hurt during the robbery,

The Harlingen Police Department and FBI continue to investigate this case. If anyone has any information on this robbery they are asked to contact Crime Stoppers at (956) 425-TIPS (8477).