Suspect identified in EBR bank robbery
BATON ROUGE - Sheriff's deputies named a suspect Thursday in this week's bank robbery in East Baton Rouge Parish.
Deputies said a tip identified the robber as 46-year-old William Mathis. Investigators said Mathis is originally from Albany, La., but believed to currently be in Florida.
Investigators said Mathis robbed a Regions Bank on O'Neal Lane Wednesday afternoon, and then fled in a pickup toward I-12.
Deputies obtained an arrest warrant for Mathis on first degree robbery charges. Anyone with information as to his currently whereabouts should call the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office at (225) 389-5064.
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