Employees at a Houston-area bank were in for a scare on Friday the 13th when a man dressed as a mummy came into the bank and demanded cash.
The FBI is now trying to track down the robber dubbed by authorities as the “Mummy Marauder” after they say he escaped in a silver and black Mitsubishi Montero SUV that was being driven by getaway driver.
Authorities said the man walked into the First Convenience Bank around 11:30 a.m. Friday with white gauze wrapped around his face and right hand, Fox News reports. He was also wearing a baseball cap, dreadlock wig and large sunglasses to further his elaborate disguise.
After entering the bank, the robber walked over to a teller and verbally threatened her before he made off with an undisclosed amount of cash, according to the FBI.
"It's a little early for Halloween," FBI spokesman Connor Hagen told Fox News. "This guy did go into a regular business ... he terrorized the tellers, and these were people going about their everyday business."
Authorities said no one was hurt during the brazen robbery.
The FBI has described the suspect as a black male in his early 20s. He is approximately 5’11” tall with a medium build. In addition to the ghoulish disguise, he was also wearing a white and black striped button-up shirt.
Crime Stoppers of Houston has offered a reward up to $5,000 for information leading to the Mummy Marauder’s identification and arrest, according to KTRK-TV.
"We're hoping to wrap this case up quickly," Hagen said.
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