UPDATE: Three surveillance images of suspects in Austin Bank robbery have been released

UPDATE: TYLER (KYTX)- Friday, August 15 at 2:10 p.m., Tyler Police Department have identified the three suspects involved in the Austin Bank robbery.


TYLER (KYTX) - UPDATE: A $25,000 dollar reward has been offered for the identity, arrest and conviction of the suspects responsible for the Austin Bank robbery that occurred on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Shaw and Loop 323 in Tyler.

This reward for information has been limited to a three week time period that will expire on Friday, September 5, 2014.

Please call Tyler Police Department or F.B.I. with the suspect's identification.

Tuesday Tyler Police responded to a bank robbery that occurred at the Austin Bank located on Loop 323 and Robertson road, on the west side of Tyler.

Don Martin with the Tyler Police Department tells CBS 19, the suspects are described as three black males, in their 30's, and had their faces covered by ripped shirts. The trio was wearing dark clothes and hoods, and were armed.

Police did find a car matching the description possibly used in the bank robbery, a gold Ford Crown Victoria at Britton and Carden Road.

Police also believe the suspects then fled in a gray Nissan Altima, and a red Dodge Stratus.

No injuries were reported and the suspects were armed.

Lieutenant Haddix with the Gregg County Sheriff's Office tells CBS 19 that the Gregg County Sheriff's Office is working with the Tyler Police Department and the FBI to determine if today's robbery is linked to yesterday's Austin Bank robbery north of Longview

Anyone with information about the suspects involved in this crime is urged to contact the Tyler Police Department, at 903-531-1000, or Crimestoppers at 903-597-2833. Crimestoppers will pay up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest and charges filed against the suspects in this case or any felony case.


 


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