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Wharton Police searching for two suspects who robbed a bank Thursday morning

WHARTON, Texas - Wharton Police Department posted the following statement on social media Thursday afternoon about a bank robbery involving two suspects. 

"At approximately 11:27a hours, the First State Bank of Louise on Boling Hwy. was robbed by two male subjects, one of which was wearing a traffic vest . Both covered their faces with masks. Their identities were captured before the robbery and their faces are noted in this post.

They left on foot towards Helms."

If you recognize the individuals in these images contact Wharton Crime Stoppers by calling 979 532-3131 or East Wharton County Crime Stoppers at 979 282-TIPS. Or, use the P3 app.

Tips are anonymous and if the information you have leads to arrest you earn a reward. 

Wharton P.D. goes on to say that "At this time, we believe the risk to our public is low, but we do ask for our citizens to remain highly vigilant and to report any suspicious activity immediately to police via 911."

There are no injuries reported at this time.

We will keep you updated as more information becomes available. 


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