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From Lufkin Police Department

LUFKIN, TX - The Lufkin Police Department is currently investigating an attempted robbery incident at a Lufkin area bank.

At 3:31 PM this date, Lufkin Police Department (LPD) received a report of an attempted robbery that had just occurred at First Bank and Trust, located at 541 South Timberland Drive. Employees reported that a male suspect approached a teller in the lobby of the bank and displayed a note demanding currency from the teller. When the teller did not immediately comply with the demand, the suspect fled on foot from the bank.

The suspect did not display a weapon or threaten employees or customers, and the suspect was not successful in his attempt to obtain money from the bank.

The suspect fled the business prior to employees notifying LPD and responding LPD officers did not locate the suspect in the area.

Based upon descriptions provided by employees and images captured from the bank's security cameras, the suspect is a white or Hispanic male, approximately 5'07" tall wearing a dark colored t-shirt and a white- and khaki-in-color baseball cap, and he has a thin, chin strap-style beard and mustache.

The investigation into the attempted robbery continues.

Anyone with information concerning this crime or the identity of the suspect can provide information anonymously by calling Crime Stoppers of Lufkin at (936) 639-TIPS, or by submitting an anonymous tip at www.LufkinCrimeStoppers.com. Crime Stoppers Tipsters never have to give their name and Crime Stoppers may pay a cash reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest related to these crimes.

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