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Man wanted for afternoon bank robbery on Coursey Blvd

5 months 2 weeks 3 days ago December 08, 2016 Dec 8, 2016 Thursday, December 08 2016 December 08, 2016 5:47 PM in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE – Deputies say one man is on the run after robbing a bank at gunpoint on Coursey Blvd. Thursday afternoon.

According to East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Casey Hicks, the incident happened at the United Community Bank around 3:26 p.m. The armed man fled the area on foot toward the Sherwood Common Blvd with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Investigators described the suspect as a man wearing a dark hooded sweatshirt and dark pants. The suspect had red cloth covering his face and a black and silver handgun.  He was also seen carrying a red and black book sack.

Anyone with information is asked to contact EBRSO at 389-5000.

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