Man arrested for robbery of Baker Whitney Bank
BAKER – The Baker Police Department has arrested a man who was wanted for robbing a Whitney Bank in the 3000 block of Weiland Drive.
Baker Police say 40-year-old Marcus Moore was arrested after he robbed the bank around 11 a.m. Friday.
Detectives said Moore entered the bank, approached a teller window and handed the teller a note demanding $5,000. Additionally, the note instructed the teller not to make eye contact with him and that he was armed with "an illegal weapon" and "not to make him use it."
Police say when the teller was giving the man the money, he yelled "That's enough!" and fled with the money on foot.
Police say several tips led them to Moore, who was taken into custody around 4:15 p.m. Wednesday near Highway 19 at Thomas Road.