Bearded bandit hits New Braunfels bank

The robber was captured on security camera
The robber was captured on security camera

NEW BRAUNFELS, Texas (KXAN) — A bank robber made off with an unspecified amount of cash after he held up a New Braunfels bank with a note Friday morning.

Police were called to the Wells Fargo branch in the 8800 Block of Loop 337 just after 9 a.m. Tellers told police the man, who was captured on surveillance cameras, passed a note that demanded cash. He never showed a weapon during the course of the robbery.

Anyone with information about the identity or whereabouts of the suspect is asked to contact New Braunfels Police or Comal County Crime Stoppers. Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information that leads to an arrest and/or grand jury indictment. To remain anonymous and to collect the reward, contact Crime Stoppers at 830-620-TIPS (8477) or tip online. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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