Police investigating bank robbery

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Posted: Apr 3, 2014 4:14 PM by Russell Jones
Updated: Apr 3, 2014 4:14 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: bank robbery, baton rouge police, BRPD

BATON ROUGE - Police released surveillance photos of a man who detectives said robbed a Baton Rouge bank Thursday afternoon.

Cpl. Don Coppola said the armed man robbed the Capital One Bank on College Drive just before 2 p.m.

Police said the man came in through a back public entrance and passed a note to the teller. Police said he then raised his shirt, and showed the teller he had a gun in his waistband. Investigators said he fled on foot after he was given an undisclosed amount of money.

Coppola said the robber was in his late 40's to 50's, wearing a white t-shirt, blue jeans, white tennis shoes, black frame glasses, and a purple knit cap.

Anyone with information on robber's identity should urged contact the Armed Robbery Office at (225) 389-3845.

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