Seven people from Houston have been sentenced to prison for their roles in the 2017 armed robbery of a suburban financial institution.
A federal judge on Friday ordered the longest term - nearly 29 years - for 31-year-old Walter Freeman Jordan. Another man, 27-year-old Johnathon Nico Wise, received a 10-year term over the July 2017 robbery of First Community Credit Union in Katy.
A bank employee was slightly hurt when she was punched in the head by one of the robbers.
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Jordan and Wise were convicted of aiding and abetting aggravated bank robbery, while Jordan was also convicted of a firearms count.
Five others who pleaded guilty were sentenced to prison terms ranging from one to nearly 13 years.