Law enforcement are searching for a man who robbed Burton State Bank at gunpoint Thursday at approximately 1:30 pm, according to Sheriff Otto Hanak.

The suspect was identified by bank surveillance cameras as a middle-aged white male, approximately 6’0” in height with a heavy build.  No injuries were reported at the scene.  An undetermined amount of money was taken.

The suspect drove a white, late-model GM extended-cab pickup truck.

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is being assisted in the robbery investigation by the Texas Rangers, the Texas Highway Patrol, Washington County Constables Office, the Brenham Police Department, the F.B.I. and the Burton Police Department

The Washington County Sheriff's Office is asking the public to assist in identifying the suspect and are asked to contact the Sheriff’s office direct at 979-277-6251.

No further information is available at this time.



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