On Friday, July 27, around 3:40 p.m., Austin Police Department (APD) officers and Robbery Unit Detectives responded to a bank robbery at the Chase Bank located in the 12800 block of Research Boulevard. The suspect, identified as 31-year-old Eric Hegger, gave the teller a note and demanded cash. He indicated that he had a gun. The teller gave the suspect an undisclosed amount of cash. The suspect was able to leave the scene prior to police arrival.
The suspect is in custody. His booking photo is below:
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