The FBI Houston Violent Crime Task Force needs the public's help identifying and locating a man dubbed the 'Tie-Dye Desperado' wanted for a south Houston bank robbery committed yesterday. Crime Stoppers of Houston is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information that leads to the identification and arrest of the suspect.
On Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at around 2:07 p.m., the 'Tie-Dye Desperado' walked into the Chase Bank located at 1102 East Southmore Ave. in Pasadena, TX and approached the teller line. He handed the teller a note demanding cash and said he wanted money. The teller complied and the man left the bank with an undisclosed amount of cash. He sat in the passenger seat of a gold, older model pickup truck and an unknown suspect drove away from the scene.
The 'Tie-Dye Desperado' bank robber is described as a thin, Hispanic male in his mid-30s, approximately 5’3” tall with a distinct tattoo on his right forearm. He wore a tie-dye t-shirt, cross-style necklace, and there were sunglasses on his head.
Bank surveillance photos of the suspect are attached. They are also posted on Twitter @FBIHouston.
Crime Stoppers may pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the identification, charging, and/or arrest of the suspect in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online at www.crime-stoppers.org, or through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. Only tips and calls DIRECTLY TO Crime Stoppers are anonymous and eligible for a cash reward.