Location: Prosperity Bank — 1610 W. North Loop Blvd.
Arrested: Edward Averill, White male (58 years of age)
The Austin Police Department Robbery Unit is investigating a bank robbery that occurred on Friday, April 6, 2018, around 12:50 p.m., at the Prosperity Bank located at 1610 W. North Loop Blvd. The suspect presented a note and demanded cash. There were no reported injuries during the robbery.
Officers were able to locate the suspect, Edward Averill, in the area and took him into custody.
Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call the APD Robbery tip line at (512) 974-5092, Crime Stoppers at 512-472-TIPS or use the new Crime Stoppers App. You can also submit tips by downloading APD’s mobile app, Austin PD, for free on iPhone and Android.
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