Reward offered in attempted Falls City ATM robbery using explosive

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, the Karnes County Sherriff’s Office and the FBI are seeking the public’s help to catch those responsible for trying to break into a Falls City ATM.

Karnes City Crime Stoppers has announced a reward for information leading to the arrest of the suspect(s) responsible for attempting to use an explosive device to access an ATM at Falls City National Bank, located at 100 Front Street, Falls City.

The incident took place at about 3 a.m. Monday. An unidentified male approached the bank and attached to the drive-up ATM what was later determined to be a plastic container containing a suspected binary explosive material, ATF officials said in a news release. 

The suspect is described as a white male, 5’9 to 6’2”, with a slim build, and wearing blue jeans, gloves, brown boots, a brown/green jacket, a black winter cap, and a black cold weather mask.

Anyone with any information about this crime should contact ATF at 888-ATF-TIPS or Karnes County CrimeStoppers at 830-780-4636. Individuals can also submit information through the mobile ReportIt app, available both on Google Play and the Apple App Store. All individuals providing tips can remain anonymous.

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